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Review: “Voices from the Past: Puritan Devotional Readings”

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Voices from the Past: Puritan Devotional Readings

Ed. Richard Rushing

Banner of Truth, 2009, 428pp., cloth, £16.50

ISBN 9781848710481

There is a great deal of editorial skill and sensitivity in this volume. The compiler has not just selected apposite passages, but has sometimes condensed them or otherwise reworked them in order to give the essence of several pages. Unlike some other such works, the source of the material is given on each page, so particularly fruity portions may be traced to their root. Here you will find uniformly profitable substance in all the freshness and variety that different authors brought to their work. Well-known men jostle among lesser lights to provide the reader with a daily morsel of good things, stretching the soul in various directions over the course of time. If you seek something to spice up your morning or evening devotional material, then you would be well served by this excellent volume.

Written by Jeremy Walker

Saturday 5 March 2011 at 08:55

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