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J. I. Packer

J. I. Packer is Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College in Canada and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Center on Culture and Civil Society at the Independent Institute.

Professor Packer received his Ph.D. from Corpus Christi College at Oxford University, has taught at Oak Hill Theological College and Tyndale Hall Bristol, and has served as Assistant Curate of Harborne Heath, Librarian of Latimer House, Principal of Tyndale Hall, Associate Principal of Trinity College, and Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology at Regent College. He has been General Editor of the English Standard Version of the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, and Theological Editor of the Study Bible version. It was as a student at Oxford where he first met C.S. Lewis whose teachings would become a major influence in his life.

His books include Fundamentalism and the Word of God; Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God; Our Lord's Understanding of the Law of God; The Church of England and the Methodist Church: Ten Essays; God Speaks To Man: Revelation and the Bible; Tomorrow's Worship; Guidelines: Anglican Evangelicals Face the Future; Knowing God; I Want To Be A Christian; The Ten Commandments; The Evangelical Anglican Identity Problem: An Analysis; The New Man; For Man's Sake!; Knowing Man; God Has Spoken; Beyond the Battle for the Bible; Freedom and Authority; A Kind of Noah's Ark? : The Anglican Commitment to Comprehensiveness; God's Words: Studies of Key Bible Themes; Freedom, Authority and Scripture; Keep In Step With The Spirit: Finding Fullness In Our Walk With God; The Thirty-Nine Articles: Their Place and Use Today; Through the Year with J. I. Packer; Tub Religion; God's Giants: Aspects of Puritan Christianity; A Passion for Holiness; Rediscovering Holiness; Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life; Knowing Christianity; Passion for Faithfulness: Wisdom from the Book of Nehemiah; Taking Faith Seriously; Taking Doctrine Seriously; Taking Repentance Seriously; Taking Christian Unity Seriously; Decisions—Finding God's Will: 6 Studies for Individuals or Groups; Truth & Power: The Place of Scripture in the Christian Life; Life in the Spirit; The Spirit Within You: The Church's Neglected Possession (with Alan Stibbs); The Bible Almanac (with Merrill C. Tenneyand William White); Christianity: The True Humanism (with Thomas Howard); New Dictionary of Theology with Sinclair B Ferguson and David F Wright); Knowing and Doing the Will of God (with LaVonne Neff); Great Power (with Beth Feia); Great Grace (with Beth Feia); Great Joy (with Beth Feia); Never Beyond Hope: How God Touches and Uses Imperfect People (with Carolyn Nystrom); Knowing God Journal (with Carolyn Nystrom); Hope, Never Beyond Hope: Six Studies for Individuals or Groups with Leader's Notes (with Carolyn Nystrom); One Faith: The Evangelical Consensus (with Thomas Oden); Battle for the Soul of Canada: Raising up the Emerging Generation of Leaders; Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty To Delight (with Carolyn Nystrom); Guard Us, Guide Us: Divine Leading in Life's Decisions (with Carolyn Nystrom); In My Place Condemned He Stood: Celebrating the Glory of the Atonement (with Mark Dever); Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs; Meeting God; God’s Plans for You; Divine Sovereignty and Human Responsibility; Faithfulness and Holiness: The Witness of J. C. Ryle; The Redemption and Restoration of Man in the Thought of Richard Baxter; Knowing God Through The Year; 18 Words: The Most Important Words You Will Ever Know; Praying the Lord's Prayer; Affirming the Apostles' Creed; and Collected Shorter Writings in four volumes.



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