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Genius, grief and grace : a doctor looks at suffering and success

Author: Gaius Davies
Publisher: Fearn, Scotland : Christian Focus, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Gaius Davies asks us to consider the lives of key figures in church history. After a brief biographical introduction, he shows us how they all had their particular trial, and how Grace operated in each one of them. He shows how anxiety, guilt, depression and doubt can be present in the finest of Christian lives, but also goes on to show how divine grace can transform human weakness. --
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Named Person: Martin Luther; John Bunyan; William Cowper; Anthony Ashley Cooper Shaftesbury, Earl of; Christina Georgina Rossetti; Frances Ridley Havergal; Gerard Manley Hopkins; Amy Carmichael; C S Lewis; J B Phillips; David Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gaius Davies
ISBN: 1857926307 9781857926309
OCLC Number: 49045814
Description: 383 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: By grace and faith alone: Martin Luther (1483-1546) --
Grace abounding: John Bunyan (1628-1688) --
Darkness into light: William Cowper (1731-1800) --
Fighting industrial child abuse: Lord Shaftesbury (1801-1885) --
Up-hill all the way?: Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) --
Take my life: Frances Ridley Havergal (1836-1879) --
Immortal diamond: Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) --
Fighting ritual child abuse: Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) --
The house that Jack built: C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) --
Stresses of success?: J.B. Phillips (1906-1982) --
Physician, preacher and politician: Dr. D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) --
Postscript: "Only connect!"
Responsibility: Gaius Davies.

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Dr. Gaius Davies asks us to consider the lives of key figures in church history. After a brief biographical introduction, he shows us how they all had their particular trial, and how Grace operated in each one of them. He shows how anxiety, guilt, depression and doubt can be present in the finest of Christian lives, but also goes on to show how divine grace can transform human weakness. --

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"[Dr Gaius Davies] writes knowledgeably about some fascinating individuals - gifted, troubled Christians, whom he brings brilliantly to life."--J. I. Packer Well known author & Board of Governors' Read more...

 
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