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Authors & Thinkers

Preachers, Authors, Theologians, and Philosophers

Books

Heidelberg Catechism – (1563 Elector Frederick III & Zacharius Ursinus) the  Synod of Dort of 1618-1619, which adopted it as one of the Three Forms of Unity, together with the Belgic Confession and the Canons of Dort.

Authors/Thinkers

St. Augustine of Hippo (354 – 430)

Thomas Aquinas, (1225 – 1274) Italian Dominican priest of the Catholic Church, and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism.

Reformers

Hugh Blair (1718– 1800) was a Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician, considered one of the first great theorists of written discourse.

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)  words taken from the conclusion of Kant’s Critique of Practical Reason: Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the more often and steadily we reflect upon them: The starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.

R C Sproul

Preachers

Jonathan Edwards (1703 – 1758) was a congregational preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans. Edwards “is widely acknowledged to be America’s most important and original philosophical theologian,” and one of America’s greatest intellectuals.

George Whitefield  (1714- 1770)

Charles Spurgeon (1834 – 1892) Reformed Baptist tradition. “Prince of Preachers.” Wrote Daily Help.5

A.W. Tozer (1897 – 1963) began his lifelong pursuit of God after hearing a street preacher in Akron, Ohio, at the age of seventeen. A self-taught theologian, pastor, teacher, and writer. Many have called him a modern-day prophet. The Pursuit of God and dozens of other works. Read more.