Richard Baxter: The Pastor's Pastor

Richard Baxter The Pastor s Pastor Baxter was one of the most influential of the Puritans He recognised the value of writing about which have sold in tens of millions since The amazing thing is that whilst he was such a prolific a

  • Title: Richard Baxter: The Pastor's Pastor
  • Author: Richard Baxter
  • ISBN: 9781857923803
  • Page: 111
  • Format: Paperback
  • Richard Baxter: The Pastor's Pastor

    Baxter was one of the most influential of the Puritans He recognised the value of writing about 170, which have sold in tens of millions since The amazing thing is that whilst he was such a prolific auhtor he also exercised an exemplary pastoral ministry, preached to Oliver Cromwell and Chalres II, and was hounded by the authorities.Baxter was eventually imprisoned by thBaxter was one of the most influential of the Puritans He recognised the value of writing about 170, which have sold in tens of millions since The amazing thing is that whilst he was such a prolific auhtor he also exercised an exemplary pastoral ministry, preached to Oliver Cromwell and Chalres II, and was hounded by the authorities.Baxter was eventually imprisoned by the notorious bloody judge Jeffreys whom Baxter obviously exasperated I see the rogue in your face said Jeffreys during the trial, I was not aware my face was so true a mirror shot back Baxter.During his pastorate at Kidderminster in England he and one assistant, were catechising 800 hundred families per year by taking them in groups of 14 or 15 families on Mondays and Tuesdays On Thursdays, Baxter acted as an informal judge, settling forms of conscience The effect on the community was such that the jails in Kidderminster were empty at this time yet he considered all this as secondary to his writing.Baxter s autobiography is fascinating because you can read the thoughts behind his plans, actions and concerns Not only do you get an insight into the Puritan mind but also a survey of the society.

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    1. Ray

      Wonderful work but confusing edit by publisherNo need to reherse all the beauty and power of Baxter and his ministry. Packer's quote pretty much sums it up "as a systematic theologian he is highly problematic, but as a practical theologian he is unmatched." His autobiography, of course, is full of insight, action and devotion. But the editorial work by Christian Focus here is confusing and difficult. There is no introduction explaining the methodology of the (unnamed) editor. Baxter's actual 1 [...]

    2. Ryan Jankowski

      I have loved everything I've read of Baxter's. Reading *about* Baxter was just as enjoyable. What an extraordinarily difficult life.

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