Annotated Bibliography -- By: Jonathan Armstrong

Journal: Reformation and Revival
Volume: RAR 08:2 (Spring 1999)
Article: Annotated Bibliography
Author: Jonathan Armstrong

Annotated Bibliography

John H. Armstrong

* Alexander, Archibald. The Log College. Edinburgh, Scotland: Banner of Truth, 1968 reprint of 1851 edition. The “Log College” was the name contemptuously given to the ministerial college that was the forerunner of Princeton Seminary. Includes biographical sketches of William Tennent and students greatly used in revival ministry during the First Great Awakening.

Anderson, Neil T., and Elmer L. Towns. River of Revival. Ventura, California: Regal, 1997. One of most recent products of the theology of revivalism, this book is both interesting and distressing. If you want to compare two modem, popularly written books on revival with opposite perspectives, compare this title with When God Moves.

Armstrong, John H., ed. The Coming Evangelical Crisis: Current Challenges to the Authority of Scripture and the Gospel. Chicago: Moody Press, 1996. This recent volume includes essays by a number of evangelical leaders who are concerned that evangelicalism faces a crisis. This crisis has come because of the ravaging effects of revivalism.

Armstrong, John H., ed. The Compromised Church. Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway, 1998. This is a companion volume to the one listed above and addresses how the crisis can be seen in the doctrine and life of the church. Unless we recover a sound view of the church we will compound revivalistic solutions.

Armstrong, John H. Five Great Evangelists: Preachers of Real Revival. Fearn, Rossshire, Scotland: Christian Focus Publications, 1997. A biographical introduction to five of the most wonderfully used evangelists in the history of Christianity. Each was a preacher who knew the presence and blessing of real revival.

Armstrong, John H. When God Moves: Preparing for True Revival. Eugene, Oregon: Harvest House, 1998. This is my attempt to distinguish between true and false revival. It brings the reader up to the present and deals with issues which are important for understanding true revival.

Blackaby, Henry T. and Claude V. King. Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God. Nashville: Baptist Sunday School Board, 1992. A very popular, small-group guide that is useful but flawed by revivalistic theology.

Blackaby, Henry T. Fresh Encounter. Nashville: Broadman and Holman Publishers, 1996. A study of revival principles that is flawed by revivalistic theology.

Bright, Bill. The Coming Revival: America’s Call to Fast, Pray, and Seek God’s Face. Orlando, Florida: New Life Publications, 1995. This book is ...

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