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The Divine Life: Knowing and Walking wit...

Richard Baxter (1615-1691) was an English Puritan from Kidderminster, Worcestershire, a leader among the non-conformists. My first reading of Baxter was the well-known, The Saints’ Everlasting Rest, which I thought was the best thing I had read that year. This book is also very good but more difficult to wade through with his old English […]

The Saints’ Everlasting Rest

Richard Baxter (1615-1691) was an English Presbyterian Puritan though moderate in his Calvinistic views.  Baxter was a theologian, pastor and prolific writer.  The Saints’ Everlasting Rest is one of his better known works that have remained popular.  The book was originally published in 1650 and consisted of eight hundred thousand words but was later abridged […]