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Christian Biographies

The lives of fifteen remarkable people having in common a personal spiritual experience which changed and moulded them.  These well-loved lives and testimonies include composer Felix Mendelssohn, ex-brewery heir Fred Charrington, pioneer scientist Sir James Simpson and others. Here are examples of leading people whose lives were changed by a sight of real Christianity.

Dawn Breaks over Europe

Dawn Breaks over Europe

Martin Luther - part 1 of 2

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Dawn Breaks over Europe

Dawn Breaks over Europe

Martin Luther - part 2 of 2

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A Composer's Journey

A Composer's Journey

Felix Mendelssohn
Brewer who Renounced a Fortune

Brewer who Renounced a Fortune

Fred Charrington
Discoverer of Chloroform

Discoverer of Chloroform

Sir James Simpson
Bowers of the Antarctic

Bowers of the Antarctic

Lieut 'Birdie' Bowers
Hero of Malta

Hero of Malta

Lieutenant-General Sir William Dobbie
Leader of the Lords

Leader of the Lords

Viscount Alexander of Hillsborough
Sailor, Deserter, Slave-Trader

Sailor, Deserter, Slave-Trader

John Newton
The Heart of a Hymn writer

The Heart of a Hymn writer

Philip P. Bliss
The Making of a King

The Making of a King

Alfred the Great
The Man Behind the Red Cross

The Man Behind the Red Cross

Jean Henri Dunant
The Story of 'Fiddler Joss'

The Story of 'Fiddler Joss'

Joshua Poole
The World's Most Notorious Counterfeiter

The World's Most Notorious Counterfeiter

Alves Reis
The Prodigal Poet

The Prodigal Poet

James Montgomery

These accounts are taken from two popular collections of illustrated biographies: Men of Purpose and Men of Destiny by Dr Peter Masters.  Available for purchase from the Tabernacle Bookshop.