Of Intense Brightness: The Spirituality of Uncommon Christian James Brainerd Taylor

EditorFrancis I. Kyle Foreword byJames M. Houston

June 11, 2008|
Of Intense Brightness: The Spirituality of Uncommon Christian James Brainerd Taylor by Francis I. Kyle
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"Be uncommon Christians . . . that is, eminently holy, self-denying, cross-bearing, Bible, everyday Christians." So James Brainerd Taylor (1801–1829) encouraged others to be, and so he strived to be himself. Of Intense Brightness reveals aspects of Taylor's uncommon Christianity by allowing the Princeton and Yale-educated evangelist to speak for himself. By means of forty-five selected and edited letters and journal entries of Taylor's (written from ages fourteen to twenty-seven), readers will obtain a unique glimpse into the inner workings of an evangelical Protestant spirituality that was, according to nineteenth-century Princeton Seminary professor Samuel Miller, "so uniform, that we had only, as it were, one face, and that of intense brightness to behold."
I. Francis Kyle III is a youth and college campus minister in Port Angeles, Washington. A graduate of Canada's Prairie Bible College and Toronto Baptist Seminary (M.Div., Th.M.) and a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, he is a Doctor of Ministry student at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Kyle is the author of An Uncom...
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Title:Of Intense Brightness: The Spirituality of Uncommon Christian James Brainerd Taylor
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:186 pages, 9.03 X 6 X 0.59 in
Shipping dimensions:186 pages, 9.03 X 6 X 0.59 in
Published:June 11, 2008
Publisher:UPA
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780761839705

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