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

EditorFrancis I. KyleForeword 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 TaylorFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:186 pages, 9.03 X 6 X 0.59 inShipping dimensions:186 pages, 9.03 X 6 X 0.59 inPublished:June 11, 2008Publisher:UPALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0761839704

ISBN - 13:9780761839705

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