A Life of Gospel Peace: A Biography of Jeremiah Burroughs by Phillip L. Simpson

By Phillip L. Simpson

The writings of Jeremiah Burroughs are one of the most readable and fascinating 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 existence and instances of Burroughs, offering the context for his memorable sermons and writings. What turns into obvious is Burroughs’s constant software of the rules he preached to the behavior of his existence. 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: start in the course of the Cambridge Years
2. Stisted, Chelmsford, and Bury St. Edmunds
3. Tivetshall, Norwich, and Mendlesham
4. below 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

Phillip L. Simpson and his spouse Sara stay in Huntington, WV, besides their young children, Zack and Molly. Phillip built and keeps the Jeremiah Burroughs Homepage site, a website devoted to accumulating assets via and approximately Jeremiah Burroughs. he's a lay instructor and member of workforce Church in Huntington. Simpson graduated from Marshall college and jap Kentucky college, and is hired as an occupational therapist, assisting individuals with dizziness and stability problems. He additionally serves at the West Virginia Board of Occupational Therapy.

“A guy whose books are identified and precious virtually 4 centuries after his demise is a guy worthy discovering. Phillip Simpson has performed the church an outstanding provider in writing this long-overdue account of the lifestyles and effect of Jeremiah Burroughs. i'm completely satisfied to commend it to you.” — Tim Challies

“Jeremiah Burroughs is (rightly) the most cherished Puritans of his day and ours. His specific biblical doctrine and spot-on software have given him a richly deserved position within the first rank of Puritan preachers. And whereas we've been blessed to have lots of his works made to be had to us of overdue, we have been principally unaware of something approximately Burroughs the fellow, except brief excerpts from reference works reminiscent of the Dictionary of nationwide Biography or Benjamin Brook’s Lives of the Puritans.

Now, due to 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 till we all know the lifetime of a guy, we won't absolutely comprehend his theology or his passions. we will be able to now turn into educated admirers of this nice guy and will thank God much more for giving him to the church.” — Don Kistler

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