- Taschenbuch: 186 Seiten
- Verlag: University Press of America (11. Juni 2008)
- Sprache: Englisch
- ISBN-10: 0761839704
- ISBN-13: 978-0761839705
- Größe und/oder Gewicht: 15,2 x 1,5 x 22,9 cm
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Of Intense Brightness: The Spirituality of Uncommon Christian James Brainerd Taylor (Englisch) Taschenbuch – 11. Juni 2008
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The activism of the 'up and doing' Taylor was fueled by the sweet 'communion with heaven' that characterized his spirituality. Francis Kyle's work in making the brief and inner life of someone who sadly is unknown today has much value.--Derek Tidball, Principal, London School of Theology, U.K.
I am inspired and challenged by J.B. Taylor's love for scripture, holiness, evangelism, and cross-cultural ministry. May God raise up more James Brainerd Taylors among this generation of students.--Terry Erickson, National Director of Evangelism, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
James Brainerd Taylor inspires and encourages me as I sit in the same Nassau Hall where he lived, studied, and wrote. In Of Intense Brightness, Francis Kyle illuminates Taylor, a truly uncommon Christian and one to whom I and my fellow Princetonians are indebted for helping to establish an historical stronghold for Christ.--Jonathan M. Keller, Student (Class of 2009), Princeton University, and President (2007), Princeton Evangelical Fellowship
Kyle has done the church a great favor by resurrecting the dynamic faith of an earnest young man whose devotion can still breathe life into a sometimes complacent church.--Gary L. Thomas, Author and Founding Director, Center for Evangelical Spirituality
James Brainerd Taylor's life, like his distant relative David Brainerd, reveals a man who packed into a few short years a full lifetime of holiness. The result of Kyle's research and study is an inspiring book, one that takes us to the heart of what it means to give one's all for Christ, his glory and his Church.--Michael A.G. Haykin, Professor of Biblical Spirituality and Church History, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
The remarkable account of Taylor's daily efforts at evangelism as well as his inner thoughts towards that end clearly reveal why his short life exerted such a profound influence on fellow evangelicals for many decades following his early death. It is a pleasure to see one of the earliest graduates of Lawrenceville remembered once again in the Christian community for his uniquely devout character.--Jacqueline Haun, Archivist, The Lawrenceville School, N.J.
Of Intense Brightness is a book that will touch both the heart and mind of every reader. I pray that our Lord will use it in my life and yours to be more committed to be used of God in every way He desires for revival and spiritual awakening in our day.--Paul A. Cedar, Chairman, Mission America Coalition: Uniting Christians for Evangelism and Revival
This work is not only insightful and inspiring, it is impacting! I hope that every student and campus ministry leader will read this volume carefully and seek God wholeheartedly until he or she enters into a new level of love for God and passionate kingdom service.--Dave Warn, Founder and Director, Collegiate Impact, and Co-Founder, Institute of Campus Revival and Awakening
The life of this extraordinary young man has been rescued from the dim shadows of the past to be currently spotlighted in an hour when 'uncommon Christians' have become an endangered species. Through Francis Kyle's efforts, may Taylor's literary reappearance challenge our entire contemporary generation to make the Lord Jesus Christ their all in all.--Richard L. Mayhue, Executive Vice President, The Master's College and Seminary
As a student myself near where Taylor lived and ministered in New York City, Taylor's writings provide a great challenge and a dose of encouragement to my own spiritual life. To read about such an intensely spiritual and eternally conscious man and his passion for the gospel affords us all the opportunity to consider what God can do in and through those who truly make their lives 'living sacrifices.'--James S. Berneking, Student (Class of 2009), The King's College (Campus Crusade for Christ affiliate)
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
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 Uncommon Christian: James Brainerd Taylor, Forgotten Evangelist in America's Second Great Awakening (University Press of America, 2007).
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