Francis Schaeffer Hardback
An Authentic Life
by Colin Duriez;
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Francis Schaeffer reached both the intellectual and the labourer, the scientist and the artist, the doubter and the faithless. This biography draws on over 150,000 words of specially collected oral history to reveal who he was and how he became one of the foremost shapers of modern evangelical Christianity.
Francis Schaeffer by Colin Duriez was published by Intervarsity Press in July 2008 and is our 23210th best seller. The ISBN for Francis Schaeffer is 9781844743100.
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Francis Schaeffer: An Authentic LifeMary Bartholomew, via The Good Book Stall
Colin Duriez studied for several months under Francis Schaeffer in Swiss L’Abri, and kept in touch over the following years, so writes with personal knowledge of the man as well as a deep interest in his life and work. This comes across in the book which is detailed not only about Francis Schaeffer but about his wife and family and the fight against theological liberalism that they were involved with from the start, culminating in the development of L’Abri ( meaning ‘shelter’ in French) where they lived by faith with the accompanying hardships this involved. Tensions between Fran and Edith are remembered by those who worked with them but also that these two very different personalities worked untiringly together to achieve what they knew the Lord was wanting them to do. The book is liberally sprinkled with the memories of family and friends giving it a very readable and engrossing quality that kept me reading to the end.
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"An excellent biography of this influential thinker, mingling personal memories and theological analysis. A must for Schaeffer's admirers and those wanting to develop his heritage today." Alister E. McGrath
"Dr Schaeffer was one of the most influential men in my life and in the movement of OM ... This unique book is way overdue and especially those of us who were impacted by this amazing man are very grateful."
"Francis Schaeffer has taught me more about the lordship of Jesus Christ in the life of the mind than anyone else I can think of. He is my hero." Tom Price
Details for Francis Schaeffer
|Page last updated||25th February 2017|
|Author / Artist||Colin Duriez|
|Publisher||Intervarsity Press (July 2008)|
|Number of Pages||256|