"Charles Pettit McIlvaine, who lived from 1799-1873, embodied the evangelical creed of the nineteenth century. A clear-thinking, intellectually rigorous Episcopalian, he exemplified the deep emotional currents of revival and rebirth, of the 'conviction of sin,' of the need to be born again into new life. An aristocrat by birth and bearing and a bishop by consecration of the Episcopal Church, he kn...
Paperback: 296 pages
Publisher: Solid Ground Christian Books (October 21, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 2372482
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Excellent and stirring biography of a man who should be known far better. Isham paints a balanced portrait of a man who was plagued by weaknesses, but acutely aware of the grace of Christ to redeem those weaknesses for His glory. The book is also a...
to be a common sinner in God's sight, as much in need of rescue as the folk to whom he ministered." - from the Author's Preface "This valuable work on the great Victorian Evangelical bishop of Ohio brings to life the story of an eminent theologian, revivalist and churchman. McIlvaine ought to be better known in our day. It is a great omission among Episcopalians in North America that he is not. By his many works and contributions he speaks today." - The Late Rev. Dr. Peter Toon, author of 'The End of Liberal Theology' and former president of the Prayer Book Society of the U. S. A.