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 Biographies/ Writings: Saints & Notable Christians

Reviews of good Christian books about:- Biographies/ Writings: Saints & Notable Christians
For the lives of those we give the title Saint, and other historically noteworthy Christian men and women, written by their contemporaries, their own writings and stories about them painstakingly put together by modern day writers.

Judas

- The Troubling History Of The Renegade Apostle

by Peter Stanford

Paperback
Price: £9.99
Publisher: Hodder
Published: March 2016
ISBN: 978-1-444-75471-1
Reviewed by Melanie Carroll  (16/04/16)

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The Hiding Place


by Corrie ten Boom

Paperback
Price: £7.99
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
Published: 10 September 2015
ISBN: 978-0-340-86353-4
Reviewed by Melanie Carroll  (11/01/16)

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Spirit of Fire

- The Life And Vision Of Pierre Teilhard De Chardin

by Ursula King

Large paperback
Price: £17.99
Publisher: Orbis Books from Alban Books
Published: July 2015
ISBN: 978-1-626-98114-0
Reviewed by Melanie Carroll  (14/08/15)

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Reclaiming Francis

- How The Saint And The Pope Are Renewing The Church

by Charles M Murphy

Paperback
Price: £8.99
Publisher: Ave Maria Press from Alban Bks
Published: March 2014
ISBN: 978-1-594-71478-8
Reviewed by Barry Vendy  (05/05/15)

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The Seven Storey Mountain

- Centenary Edition

by Thomas Merton

Paperback
Price: £20.00
Publisher: SPCK (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge)
Published: 01 December 2014
ISBN: 978-0-281-07366-5
Reviewed by Melanie Carroll  (27/01/15)

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Selected Writings Of Benjamin Morgan Palmer


by Benjamin Morgan Palmer

Hardback
Price: £9.50
Publisher: Banner of Truth Trust
Published: June 2014
ISBN: 978-1-848-71410-6
Reviewed by Alan Hill  (23/02/15)

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Francis of Rome & Francis Of Assisi

- A New Springtime For The Church

by Leonardo Boff
ISBN: 978-1-626-98083-9
Price: £11.99
Published: October 2014
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Pope Francis

- Life And Revolution

by Elisabetta Pique
ISBN: 978-0-232-53164-0
Price: £9.99
Published: 02 January 2015
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Christ's Glorious Achievements


by C H Spurgeon
ISBN: 978-1-848-71398-7
Price: £6.00
Published: April 2014
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None But Jesus


by John Flavel
ISBN: 978-1-848-71407-6
Price: £3.99
Published: April 2014
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Pleading For A Reformation Vision

- The Life And Selected Writings of William Childs Robinson

by David B Calhoun
ISBN: 978-1-848-71356-7
Price: £15.50
Published: November 2013
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Rowan's Rule

- The Biography of the Archbishop (Fully Revised)

by Rupert Shortt
ISBN: 978-1-444-78743-6
Price: £12.99
Published: 17 July 2014
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Evangelical Holiness

- And Other Addresses

by Iain H Murray
ISBN: 978-1-848-71319-2
Price: £7.99
Published: November 2013
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Billy Graham

- A Life In Pictures

by ken Garfield
ISBN: 978-1-572-43581-0
Price: £16.99
Published: November 2013
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Silhouettes And Skeletons

- Charles Simeon of Cambridge

by John Benton, Julia Cameron, Michael Rees
ISBN: 978-1-899-46414-2
Price: £6.99
Published: September 2013
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Amazing Grace

- William Wilberforce And The Heroic Campaign To End Slavery

by Eric Metaxas
ISBN: 978-1-780-78304-8
Price: £9.99
Published: October 2013
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A Life-Giving Way

- A Contemplative Commentray On The Rule Of St Benedict

by Esther De Waal
ISBN: 978-1-848-25562-3
Price: £16.99
Published: December 2013
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Letters To London

- Bonhoeffer's Previously Unpublished Correspondence With Ernst Cromwell, 1935-6

by Deitrich Bonhoeffer
ISBN: 978-0-281-06669-8
Price: £9.99
Published: September 2013
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The Road To Daybreak

- A Spiritual Journey

by Henri J. M. Nowen
ISBN: 978-0-232-53026-1
Price: £9.99
Published: November 2013
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Gifts of the Holy Spirit


by Denis the Carthusian (translated by Ide M Ni Riain)
ISBN: 978-1-856-07856-6
Price: £20.99
Published: March 2013
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Saint Augustine of Hippo

- An Intellectual Biography

by Miles Hollingsworth
ISBN: 978-1-441-17372-0
Price: £20.00
Published: 06 June 2013
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Thomas Merton The Exquisite Risk of Love

- The Chronicle of a Monastic Romance

by Robert Waldron
ISBN: 978-0-232-52924-1
Price: £12.99
Published: November 2012
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John Bunyan

- The People's Pilgrim

by Peter Morden
ISBN: 978-1-853-45836-1
Price: £9.99
Published: February 2013
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Zachary Macaulay

- Bitesize Biographies

by Faith Cook
ISBN: 978-0-852-34784-3
Price: £6.99
Published: December 2012
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Festo Kivengere (Bitesize Biographies)


by Frank Retief
ISBN: 978-0-852-34851-2
Price: £6.99
Published: December 2012
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Travel with Jonathan Edwards

- A God centered life, an enduring legacy

by Michael Haykin with Ron Baines
ISBN: 978-1-846-25390-4
Price: £10.00
Published: February 2013
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C S Lewis: A Life


by Alister McGrath
ISBN: 978-1-444-74552-8
Price: £20.00
Published: April 2013
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Dewi Sant - Saint David

- Patron of Wales

by J B Midgley
ISBN: 978-0-852-44758-1
Price: £6.99
Published: March 2012
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John Stott: Pastor, Leader, Friend (The Didaskoo Files)


by Chris Wright
ISBN: 978-1-598-56997-1
Price: £2.99
Published: September 2012
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A Taste of Hildegard


by Elizabeth Ruth Obbard
ISBN: 978-1-905-03917-3
Price: £5.95
Published: 13 December 2012
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A conservative at heart?

- The Political and Social Thought of John Henry Newman

by Stephen Kelly
ISBN: 978-1-856-07785-9
Price: £16.99
Published: July 2012
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Matthew Henry


by Philip H Eveson
ISBN: 978-0-852-34799-7
Price: £5.99
Published: 21 September 2012
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A Blueprint for Revival

- Lessons from the life of John Wesley

by Mark Williamson
ISBN: 978-1-850-78962-8
Price: £7.99
Published: August 2011
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John Henry Newman

- Spiritual Writings

by Ed. John T. Ford
ISBN: 978-1-570-75954-3
Price: £14.99
Published: June 2012
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J.I.Packer and the Evangelical Future

- The Impact of His Life and Thought

Edited by Timothy George
ISBN: 978-0-801-03387-2
Price: £12.99
Published: 09 September 2009
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The Beauty of Holiness

- The Caroline Divines and Their Writings

by Benjamin Guyer
ISBN: 978-1-848-25098-7
Price: £19.99
Published: 29 February 2012
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The Pope and I

- How the Lifelong Friendship Between a Polish Jew and Pope John Paul II Advanced The Cause of Jewish-Christian Relations

by Jerzy Kluger
ISBN: 978-1-626-98009-9
Price: £14.99
Published: 01 April 2012
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Mother, Sister, Daughters

- Standing On Their Shoulders

by Edwina Gateley & Sandra Mattucci
ISBN: 978-1-570-75950-5
Price: £12.99
Published: February 2012
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Gandhi – and the Unspeakable

- His Final Experiment With Truth

by James W. Douglass
ISBN: 978-1-570-75963-5
Price: £16.99
Published: March 2012
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Travel With Bishop J C Ryle

- Prince of Tract Writers

by Alan Munden
ISBN: 978-1-846-25327-0
Published: 2012
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God Truly Worshipped

- Thomas Cranmer and His Writing

Edited by Jonathan Dean
ISBN: 978-1-848-25048-2
Price: £19.99
Published: 31 March 2012
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Saints and Sinners of the Marches


by Michael Tavinor with illustrations by Sandy Elliott
ISBN: 978-1-906-66361-2
Price: £20.00
Published: Spring 2012
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Fr John Fahy

- Radical Republican and Agrarian Activist (1893-1969)

by Jim Madden
ISBN: 978-1-856-07763-7
Price: £19.99
Published: 29 June 2012
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The Practical Mystic

- Evelyn Underhill and Her Writings

Edited and introduced by Raymond Chapman
ISBN: 978-1-848-25128-1
Price: £19.99
Published: 31 January 2012
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Christ Set Forth and The Heart of Christ in Heaven Towards Sinners on Earth


by Thomas Goodwin
ISBN: 978-1-845-50753-4
Price: £12.99
Published: 2011
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The Heart of Christ

- Puritan Paperbacks

by Thomas Goodwin
ISBN: 978-1-848-71146-4
Price: £5.00
Published: 2011
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Thea's Song

- The Life of Thea Bowman

by Charlene Smith and John Feister
ISBN: 978-1-570-75868-3
Price: £18.99
Published: 03 March 2010
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Select Letters of John Newton


Edited by Publisher
ISBN: 978-1-848-71140-2
Price: £6.00
Published: 2011
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Luther and Calvin: Religious Revolutionaries


by Charlotte Methuen
ISBN: 978-0-745-95340-3
Price: £9.99
Published: 18 November 2011
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Matthew Henry

- His Life and Influence

by Allan Harman
ISBN: 978-1-845-50783-1
Price: £8.99
Published: Spring 2012
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Hear Me Carefully – John Blanchard


by Marlene Williams
ISBN: 978-0-852-34785-0
Price: £6.99
Published: 2012
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Ian Fraser

- I’ve Seen Worse

Shared with Ian Cranston
ISBN: 978-0-957-09890-9
Price: £10.00(plus P&P)
Published: January 2012
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From the Library of Charles Spurgeon

- Selections From Writers Who Influenced His Spiritual Journey

Compiled by James Stuart Bell
ISBN: 978-0-764-20861-4
Price: £12.99
Published: 20 April 2012
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