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Aiden Wilson Tozer
Aiden Wilson Tozer was an American Protestant pastor, preacher, author, magazine editor, Bible conference speaker, and spiritual mentor.
Albert The Great
Albert The Great, also known as St. Albertus Magnus and Albert of Cologne was a Catholic bishop and German Dominican friar.
Born in Vienna to Jewish parents of culture and wealth, Eldersheim converted to Christianity after emigrating to Hungary.
A South African writer, educationist and Christian pastor.
Featuring The Cloud of Unknowing and Theologica Germanica.
Arthur Dent was an English Puritan cleric, known as an author and preacher.
A lay brother in a Carmelite monastery, today most commonly remembered for the closeness of his relationship to God.
Catherine Booth (1829 – 1890) was called the "Mother of The Salvation Army".
The popularity of Dickens' novels and short stories is demonstrated by the fact that none has ever gone out of print.
Charles Grandison Finney
Often called "America's foremost revivalist," Finney was a major leader of the Second Great Awakening in America.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
A British Baptist preacher known as the "Prince of Preachers." who remains highly influential among Christians of many denominations.
Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt
A German Lutheran theologian and one of the founders of Christian Socialism in Germany and Switzerland.
An exceptional American missionary among the Native Americans, was born at Haddam, Connecticut.
Dwight L. Moody
An American evangelist and publisher who some claim to be the greatest evangelist of the 19th century.
Early Church Fathers
Influential theologians and writers in the Christian Church from the first five centuries.
Founder of a community formed on the basis of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, later known as The Bruderhof.
Edmund Hamer Broadbent
An unassuming but fearless Christian missionary and author.
Edward Harold Begbie
An English author and journalist, Begbie published nearly 50 books and poems and contributed to periodicals.
Edward McKendree Bounds
Methodist minister and author of books chiefly on prayer.
Emilio Comba was a well celebrated Waldensian pastor and historian.
Co-founder of the Bruderhof communities, Emmy was Eberhard Arnold's faithful companion and helper as long as he lived.
A missionary to the Zulus for 12 years before a Revival broke out in 1966.
An English Anglo-Catholic pacifist and writer on Christian mysticism.
An American Benedictine monk who wrote articles for the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia.
A French Roman Catholic theologian, poet and writer.
Frederick William Bourne
An English preacher and author from Devon.
A Swiss pastor, author, essayist and friend of Johann Christoph Blumhardt.
Often considered the founder of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers.
A Scottish Christian minister, author and poet. He pioneered in the field of fantasy literature.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
A prolific English writer of the early 20th century, whose writings consistently displayed wit and a sense of humour.
A man of varied talents perhaps most remembered as gifted evangelist who assisted Dwight L. Moody.
Writing from helpful experience with China Inland Mission, Henry's work 'Miraculous Healing' has become a classic.
A German Dominican friar, noted spiritual writer and mystic.
Horatius Bonar was a Scottish churchman and poet.
Jacob Behmen (Jakob Boehme)
1575-1624, The Teutonic Theosopher.
An evangelical speaker during the 1904–1905 Welsh revival, and an author.
Johann Christoph Arnold
Senior pastor of the Bruderhof - an international communal movement dedicated to a life of simplicity, service, sharing, and nonviolence.
Johann Heinrich Arnold
Son of founders of the Bruderhof Eberhard and Emmy Arnold, Johann served as a pastor the growing movement.
A preacher and writer of the most famous published Christian allegory, The Pilgrim's Progress.
A French theologian, pastor and one of the fathers of the Protestant Reformation.
A Presbyterian clergyman and prolific and popular author.
Remembered as the author of what is popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs.
John Henry Newton
An Anglican clergyman and former slave-ship captain.
A leading historian and author in the Mennonite Church in America.
An English poet, prose polemicist and civil servant.
An English Nonconformist church leader and theologian.
Friar and preacher of Strasburg.
John van Ruysbroeck
A Flemish mystic, priest and author.
An Anglican cleric and Christian theologian who was the founder of the Methodist movement.
An itinerant Quaker preacher who campaigned for justice in the American colonies.
An American Congregational preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
An English theologian and Bishop of Durham.
Julian of Norwich
An English anchoress and an important Christian mystic and theologian.
Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer widely regarded as one of the greatest of all novelists.
A French mystic and one of the key advocates of Quietism.
A German monk, priest, professor of theology, author, composer, and an influential figure in the Protestant Reformation.
Matelda of Magdeburg
A 13C Beguine and the first mystic to write in German.
A German theologian, philosopher and mystic.
An Anabaptist leader imprisoned for his faith.
An English hermit, mystic, and religious writer.
An English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
Sadhu Sundar Singh
An Indian Christian missionary, believed to have died in the foothills of the Himalayas in 1929.
The preacher who burned his sermons, then caught the fire of God himself.
Samuel Logan Brengle
A Commissioner in The Salvation Army and a leading author, teacher and preacher on the doctrine of Holiness.
Smith Wigglesworth was an evangelist and faith healer, prominent within early Pentecostalism.
A 19th century Danish philosopher and theologian.
An African by birth and a Roman by education, revered as a saint and the pre-eminent Doctor of the Church.
St Bernard of Clairvaux
A French abbot and theologian who was the main voice of conservatism during the Renaissance.
St Ignatius of Loyola
The principal founder of the Society of Jesus, otherwise known as the the Jesuits.
St John Chrysostom
An important early church father celebrated as the "golden mouthed" preacher.
St John of the Cross
A major figure of the Counter-Reformation, a Spanish mystic, and Carmelite friar and priest.
St Teresa of Ávila
A prominent Spanish mystic, Carmelite nun, and writer of the Counter Reformation.
A group of related mendicant religious orders within the Catholic Church.
The Venerable Bede
A monk living 673-735, Bede became one of the most learned men of Europe in his day.
T.Austin-Sparks was a British author and evangelist.
Thomas à Kempis
A late Medieval Catholic monk and author of Imitation of Christ, one of the best known Christian books on devotion.
A Scottish church leader, theologian and philosopher.
English Nonconformist Puritan preacher and author.
Walter Hilton was an English Augustinian mystic.
Watchman Nee was a Chinese Christian author and church leader during the early 20th Century.
William Booth (1829 – 1912) was the founder and first General (1878-1912) of The Salvation Army.
William Carey was an English missionary and Baptist minister, known as the "father of modern missions".
An English author, Anglican priest, professor of divinity at Cambridge, and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral. He was thrice nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Tutor and spiritual director to brothers John and Charles Wesley, John Byrom the poet, George Cheyne the physician and Archibald Hutcheson, MP for Hastings.
William Tyndale was a Protestant reformer and scholar who translated the Bible into the Early Modern English of his day.