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Historic China, and Other Sketches By Herbert Allen Giles
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Herbert Allen Giles (8 December 1845 – 13 February... More > 1935) was a British diplomat, sinologist who was the professor of Chinese at Cambridge University for 35 years. Giles was educated at Charterhouse School before becoming a British diplomat in China. He modified a Mandarin Chinese Romanization system earlier established by Thomas Wade, resulting in the widely known Wade–Giles Chinese romanisation system. Among his many works were translations of the Analects of Confucius, the Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching), the Chuang Tzu, and, in 1892, the first widely published Chinese-English dictionary.Herbert A. Giles was the fourth son of John Allen Giles (1808–1884), an Anglican clergyman. After studying at Charterhouse, Herbert became a British diplomat to Qing China (1867–1892). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Giles< Less
Christianity: An Explorer's Guide By Marcus Braybrooke
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Christianity: An Explorer’s Guide - Now with a full Index - offers a comprehensive and compassionate over-view of Christianity, pointing to a living experience of God's love in Jesus. The book... More > is an ideal survey for the enquirer and will give Christians a deeper understanding of their faith and the fascinating and varied history of the church. The book describes the life-changing experience of meeting Jesus. It tells the Gospel story, describes the history of the Church and outlines its beliefs The book also describes how in their spiritual and practical life followers of Jesus try to copy his example of loving service of others. 'I am inspired by this brilliant book, which will be invaluable to those who wish to know more about Whilst fascinated, I never once felt I was being proselytised. A tour de force.' Baroness Rabbi Julia Neuberger. Marcus Braybrooke is an Anglican priest, President of the World Congress of Faiths and prolific author< Less
English Past and Present By Richard Chenevix Trench
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Richard Chenevix Trench (Richard Trench until 1873; 9 September... More > 1807 – 28 March 1886) was an Anglican archbishop and poet.He was born in Dublin, Ireland, the son of Richard Trench (1774–1860) and the Dublin writer Melesina Chenevix (1768–1827). His elder brother was Francis Chenevix Trench. He went to school at Harrow, and graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1829. In 1830 he visited Spain. While incumbent of Curdridge Chapel near Bishop's Waltham in Hampshire, he published (1835) The Story of Justin Martyr and Poems, which was favourably received, and was followed in 1838 by Sabbation, Honor Neale, and other Poems, and in 1842 by Poems from Eastern Sources. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Chenevix_Trench< Less
St. Thomas More: A Great Man in Hard Times By E.E. Reynolds
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The great merit of this biography by E.E. Reynolds is that it vividly portrays the whole More, his spiritual life as well as his court, family, social, and intellectual activity. More brought his... More > religion into the smallest detail of his life. He is the ideal saint for the modern layman, and in these pages we see why. He lived the Faith—before dying for it. "Thomas More is more important at this moment than at any moment since his death, even perhaps the great moment of his dying; but he is not quite as important as he will be in about a hundred years’ time. he may come to be counted the greatest Englishman, or at least the greatest historical character in English history.” G.K. Chesterton< Less
The Vampire: His Kith and Kin By Montague Summers
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The Vampire: His Kith and Kin is an academic study of vampires. Its author, Montague Summers, was at one time an Anglican priest, although his later religious affiliation and status is unknown.... More > Summers takes his study of the occult very seriously, genuinely believing that vampires, werewolves, witches and the like exist and citing evidence from a wide variety of sources. Although he has some odd beliefs, his writing often feels rambly, and he has a frustrating tendency to quote large stretches of works in multiple foreign languages without translation, he does put forth many insightful ideas and connections about the history of vampire lore and fiction.< Less
Of Woodbridge and Hedgely By Thomas Smyth
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The Industrial Revolution has begun to saturate 1820's England, but there are still quaint and naïve pockets like these binary towns whose inhabitants are resistant to change. Alas, the... More > enlightenment is brought before them when a young bachelor and engineer, Thomas Winter – the son of a wealthy industrialist – moves into the area with the intention of applying science to their fields to produce higher crop yields. Further, their local Anglican parson, Jonathan Moore, begins a series of science lectures dedicated to the memory of his recently departed brother, in which the subjects of deep time, uniformitarianism, and plutonism, formulated by pioneering geologist James Hutton, are introduced alongside pre-Darwinian evolution. Such is taken rather poorly by the towns' Particular Baptists, led by the preacher George Edwards and funded by the recently wealthy Henry Wyatt, who conspire against these scientific men by way of news propaganda, the latter motivated by romantic adversity.< Less
Development of Catholic Doctrine: Evolution, Revolution, or an Organic Process By Dave Armstrong
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C.S. Lewis, the famous Anglican writer, once wrote: "The very possibility of progress demands that there should be an unchanging element . . . the positive historical statements made by... More > Christianity have the power . . . of receiving, without intrinsic change, the increasing complexity of meaning which increasing knowledge puts into them" ("God in the Dock," Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, MI, 1970, 44-47). Doctrine clearly develops within Scripture ("progressive revelation"). Examples: doctrines of the afterlife, the Trinity, the Messiah (eventually revealed as God the Son), the Holy Spirit (Divine Person in the New Testament), the equality of Jews and Gentiles, bodily resurrection, sacrifice of lambs evolving into the sacrifice of Christ, etc. This book serves as an introduction to the notion of doctrinal development, written from a popular lay apologetics standpoint.< Less
Development of Catholic Doctrine: Evolution, Revolution, or an Organic Process? By Dave Armstrong
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C.S. Lewis, the famous Anglican writer, once wrote: "The very possibility of progress demands that there should be an unchanging element . . . the positive historical statements made by... More > Christianity have the power . . . of receiving, without intrinsic change, the increasing complexity of meaning which increasing knowledge puts into them" ("God in the Dock," Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, MI, 1970, 44-47). Doctrine clearly develops within Scripture ("progressive revelation"). Examples: doctrines of the afterlife, the Trinity, the Messiah (eventually revealed as God the Son), the Holy Spirit (Divine Person in the New Testament), the equality of Jews and Gentiles, bodily resurrection, sacrifice of lambs evolving into the sacrifice of Christ, etc. This book serves as an introduction to the notion of doctrinal development, written from a popular lay apologetics standpoint.< Less
Washington and His Comrades in Arms: A Chronicle of the War of Independence By George McKinnon Wrong
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George MacKinnon Wrong, FRSC (June 25, 1860 – June 29,... More > 1948) was a Canadian clergyman and historian.Born at Grovesend in Elgin County, Canada West (now Ontario), he was ordained in the Anglican priesthood in 1883 after attending Wycliffe College. In 1894, as successor to Sir Daniel Wilson, he was appointed professor and head of the Department of History at the University of Toronto from which he retired in 1927. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1908 and received an honorary LLD from McGill University in 1919 and University of Toronto in 1941. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_MacKinnon_Wrong< Less
Luther, Zinzendorf, and Wesley By Rev. Peter Anstadt,
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This little book is a powerful look at the influence that the Epistle to the Romans by the Apostle Paul, had on the reformation and to John Wesley. Wesley, a devout Anglican, heard only Luther's... More > Preface of the Epistle to the Romans, in a Moravian prayer service. Under the influence of the Holy Spirit, Wesley was transformed from a wandering lost soul to a man filled with the Holy Spirit and with a mission to tell the world. This little book includes the complete Luther's Preface of the Epistle to the Romans, as well as a documented exposition of the influence the Epistle to the Romans has had on history.< Less