John Owen

W ay back when ( Feb. 15, 2010 ) in the previous incarnation of Meet the Puritans, I posted on John Owen's use of the phrase "spiritual revivalls" ( sic. ). This post was subsequently cited in Kenneth J. Stewart's Ten Myths About Calvinism: Recovering the Breadth of the Reformed Tradition (p. 103...
We have three (3) copies of Lee Gatiss' book, John Owen: The Genius of English Puritanism , to give away. Deadline is this Friday , April 28. Enter here .
M editation is a difficult duty. Most Christians struggle even with where to begin with respect to this duty. It is particularly important for us to mediate upon the Person and work of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, since beholding the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ is the primary...
B iblical theology has become a popular topic in recent years. While all theology should be biblical, this oft difficult to define discipline stresses the gradual historical unfolding of God’s self-revelation in redemptive history. People like biblical theology because they want to understand the...
M eet the Puritans is pleased to announce our first book, Knowing the Trinity: Practical Thoughts for Daily Life by Dr. Ryan M. Mcgraw. Dr. McGraw is not only a contributor to Meet the Puritans but serves as Professor of Systematic Theology at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary . He has...
T hanks to our official book sponsor, Reformation Heritage Books , we have a 4-book bundle of Simonetta Carr's Christian Biographies for Young Readers that we are giving away: Martin Luther , John Calvin , John Knox , and John Owen . Deadline to register is Friday, February 24. Enter here .
I know many pastors who bought John Owen’s seven-volume “commentary” on Hebrews who had high hopes of reading them while preaching through Hebrews, only to be daunted at the size of the work, the depth of the material, and the breadth of the matter. The temptation is simply to give up. However, C.H...
D anny Hyde recently wrote an article on the relationship between John Owen's view of prayer and politics entitled, John Owen: Prayer as Politics By Other Means . It is now online by signing up for a free subscription to the Ad Fontes journal.
W alking you through everything that John Owen (1616-1683) wrote would take considerable space. Instead, as I continue my series on helping you read his writings (see part 1 ), I will recommend a few of my favorite books by him, explaining why they are my favorites. This list is somewhat subjective...
J ohn Owen is ranked not only among the most significant Puritan theologians, but also among Reformed theologians generally in the seventeenth-century. He is one of the greatest Reformed thinkers of all time and he always ministers to both our hearts and minds. However, it is also well-known that...