Orr, J. Edwin. The Light of the Nations: Evangelical Renewal and Advance in the Nineteenth Century
Orr, J. Edwin. The Light of the Nations: Evangelical Renewal and Advance in the Nineteenth Century
Orr, J. Edwin. The Light of the Nations: Evangelical Renewal and Advance in the Nineteenth Century

Orr, J. Edwin. The Light of the Nations: Evangelical Renewal and Advance in the Nineteenth Century

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Orr, J. Edwin; Bruce, F. F. (General Editor). The Light of the Nations: Evangelical Renewal and Advance in the Nineteenth Century (The Advance of Christianity Through the Century series). Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1965.

Black cloth, 5 3/4 x 8 3/4, former owner's signature on ffep, 302 pp., tight. Neat underlining in many sections. Dust jacket very good, now in a clear wrapper. Good in very good dust-jacket. Hardcover.  [4011] 

No. 4048 in Roberts, Revival Literature: An Annotated Bibliography.

"From this study of Evangelical Revival it is possible to trace a pattern of action and discover a progression of achievement which demonstrates that the same Spirit of God who moved the apostles continues to operate in the world." - from the dj.

Dr. James Edwin Orr, (1912-1987), b. in Belfast, Northern Ireland; d. at Ridgecrest, North Carolina. Orr began evangelising while still a teenager, and the growth of his revival-oriented ministry took him all over the world. He entered the Baptist ministry at Newark, NJ, in 1940, subsequent to revival trips around the world. He took his PhD at Oxford after the close of WWII; his thesis was on the Second Evangelical Awakening in England. He became professor of at the School of World Missions at Fuller Theological Seminary about 1966, and taught until 1981. He was influential in Campus Crusade for Christ, and one of the five original board members. His works include many books on evangelism as well as several popular hymns. Billy Graham said of him, “Dr. J. Edwin Orr, in my opinion, is one of the greatest authorities on the history of religious revivals in the Protestant World.” - condensed from wikipedia.