Episode 154: On A Bunch of Fun Biographies

Are you looking for books to read this holiday season?

Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about a bunch of fun biographies.


Photo: a pile of biographies in Mark’s office

Confessions – Augustine, Henry Chadwick
Charles Spurgeon Autobiography
JC Ryle Prepared to Stand Alone – Iain Murray
John MacArthur: Servant of the Word and Flock – Iain Murray
D. Martin Lloyd Jones – Iain Murray
Archibold G. Brown: Spurgeons Successor – Iain Murray
A Scottish Christian Heritage – Iain Murray
Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor – Don Carson
John G Paton, Missionary to the New Hebrides – John G Paton
To the Golden Shore: The Life of Adoniram Judson – Courtney Anderson
Ann Judson: A Missionary Life for Burma – Sharon James
21 Servants of Sovereign Joy – John Piper
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Life of an American Slave – Frederick Douglass
My Bondage and My Freedom – Frederick Douglass
The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant – Ulysses S Grant
Free Indeed: Heroes of Black Christian History – Mark Sidwell
Missionary Triumph Over Slavery: William Knibb and Jamaican Emancipation
Reformation Heroes – Diana Kleyn
Reformation Women – Rebecca VanDoodewaard
The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor’s Journey into Christian Faith – Rosaria Butterfield
Light From Old Times: or Protestant Facts and Men. With an Introduction for Our Own Days – JC Ryle
William Tindale: A Biography – David Daniell
Born Again – Charles Colson
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven – John Eliott Gardiner
The Mask of Command – John Keegan
April 1865: The Month That Saved America (P.S.) – Jay Winik
Revival and Revivalism – Iain Murray
The Power of Prayer – Samuel Prime

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