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 Unco...
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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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