John Owen – Christian Biographies for Young Readers

John Owen – Christian Biographies for Young Readers

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Author(s): Simonetta Carr
ISBN: 9781601780881
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 62

Description:

The Christian Biographies for Young Readers introduces children to important people in the Christian tradition. Parents and school teachers alike will welcome the excellent educational value it provides for students, while the quality of the publication and the artwork make each volume a keepsake for generations to come. Furthermore, the books in the series go beyond the simple story of someone’s life by teaching young readers the historical and theological relevance of each character.

John Owen was a great Puritan preacher who lived in England. In this book, Simonetta Carr informs readers about Owen’s life, revealing some of the things that interested him while in school, the care he showed to people when he became a pastor, and the influential books that he wrote. Readers will also come to understand the difficult times in which Owen lived, and how he handled the terrors of war and religious persecution. Full of illustrations and fascinating information, this is an ideal way for young readers to learn history.

Table of Contents:

  1. Growing and Studying in Difficult Times
  2. A Pastor and a Writer
  3. Form the Battlefield to the University Halls
  4. Winds of Persecution
  5. England’s Dark Hour
  6. John Owen’s Last Years

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Did You Know?
A Modern Version of John Owen’s Lesser Catechism

 

Author(s):

Simonetta Carr was born in Italy and has lived and worked in different cultures. A former elementary school teacher, she has home-schooled her eight children for many years. She has written for newspapers and magazines around the world and has translated the works of several Christian authors into Italian. Presently, she lives in San Diego with her husband Thomas and family. She is a member and Sunday School teacher at Christ United Reformed Church.