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Puritan Papers: 1965-1967, Vol 4

The Reformers and the Puritans receive most of the attention in this volume, sixteen papers originally presented at the annual Puritan and Reformed Studies Conferences in London, 1965-1967. Packer, the guiding force behind these conferences, contributes three chapters:

  • Martin Luther
  • John Owen on communication from God
  • the Puritans and spiritual gifts

Other chapters on the Reformation treat

  • Zwingli, by D. W. Marshall
  • Anabaptists, D. P. Kingdon
  • Cranmer, by G. S. R. Cox
  • Knox, by S. M. Houghton

Additional chapters on the Puritans focus on

  • their view of catechisms, by J. Lewis Wilson
  • Richard Baxter’s Reformed Pastor, buy J. A. Caiger
  • Oliver Heywood, by W. H. Davies

Chapters are also devoted to

  • “Ecclesiola in Ecclesia”, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
  • Charles Finney, by P. E. G. Cook
  • Abraham Kuyper, by Rex Ambler

These conferences, which began in 1956, helped to stir interest in the Puritans among Evangelical in the U.K.

312 Pages
Published February 2004

About the Editor: J. I. Packer (PhD, Oxford University) serves as the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of numerous books, including the classic best-seller Knowing God. Packer served as general editor for the English Standard Version Bible and as theological editor for the ESV Study Bible.