By Phillip L. Simpson

The writings of Jeremiah Burroughs are essentially the most readable and interesting Puritan works to be had. Like his Puritan colleagues, Burroughs sought to provide an explanation for biblical instructing in a heart-searching demeanour. during this biography, Phillip L. Simpson opens a window into the lifestyles and occasions of Burroughs, supplying the context for his memorable sermons and writings. What turns into obvious is Burroughs’s constant program of the rules he preached to the behavior of his lifestyles. An ardent demand a gospel-driven lifestyles and a peaceful personality is mirrored in either his books and lifestyles, which stand out remarkably in an period of turmoil and revolution. this is often the 1st book-length biography of Jeremiah Burroughs.

Table of Contents:
1. Early impacts: delivery during the Cambridge Years
2. Stisted, Chelmsford, and Bury St. Edmunds
3. Tivetshall, Norwich, and Mendlesham
4. less than Warwick’s Hospitable Roof
5. Rotterdam
6. go back to England: Burroughs and Politics
7. Burroughs the Preacher
8. Stepney, Cripplegate, and Cornhill
9. Burroughs the Westminster Divine
10. Burroughs the Independent
11. Gangraena and Irenicum
12. Burroughs’s demise and Legacy

Author
Phillip L. Simpson and his spouse Sara reside in Huntington, WV, besides their little ones, Zack and Molly. Phillip constructed and continues the Jeremiah Burroughs Homepage web site, a domain devoted to accumulating assets by way of and approximately Jeremiah Burroughs. he's a lay instructor and member of staff Church in Huntington. Simpson graduated from Marshall collage and jap Kentucky collage, and is hired as an occupational therapist, assisting individuals with dizziness and stability issues. He additionally serves at the West Virginia Board of Occupational Therapy.

Endorsements
“A guy whose books are recognized and precious nearly 4 centuries after his dying is a guy worthy researching. Phillip Simpson has performed the church a good carrier in scripting this long-overdue account of the existence and impression of Jeremiah Burroughs. i'm completely satisfied to commend it to you.” — Tim Challies

“Jeremiah Burroughs is (rightly) some of the most cherished Puritans of his day and ours. His particular biblical doctrine and spot-on program have given him a richly deserved position within the first rank of Puritan preachers. And whereas we've got been blessed to have a lot of his works made on hand to us of overdue, we have been principally unaware of whatever approximately Burroughs the guy, except brief excerpts from reference works resembling the Dictionary of nationwide Biography or Benjamin Brook’s Lives of the Puritans.

Now, because of Philip Simpson, that has replaced. He has meticulously researched Burroughs’s existence and has proven us what made the fellow who and what he was once. i'm confident that until eventually we all know the lifetime of a guy, we won't totally comprehend his theology or his passions. we will now develop into expert admirers of this nice guy and will thank God much more for giving him to the church.” — Don Kistler

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