George Macdonald in the Pulpit Compilation of Spoken Sermons from 1871-1901 by George MacDonald

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL8680777M
ISBN 101881084574
ISBN 109781881084570
OCLC/WorldCa36766315

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George Macdonald in the Pulpit book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister.

He was educated at Aberdeen University and after a short and stormy career as a minister at Arundel, where his unorthodox views led to his dismissal, he turned to fiction as a /5(17). George MacDonald (10 December – 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of modern fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis addition to his fairy tales, MacDonald wrote several works on Christian apologetics.

His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors Occupation: Minister, writer (poet, novelist). George MacDonald in the Pulpit Glenn Edward Sadler Review: Getting to Know Jesus, editor Warner A.

Hutchinson with an Introduction by Clyde S. Kilby. Ballantine Books. $ [spoken sermons (selected) by George MacDonald]. Proving the Unseen. Introduction by William J. Petersen and prologue by Michael Phillips. Ballantine Books. $ George MacDonald - Christian Writings (Complete and Unabridged) Unspoken Sermons by George MacDonald Series I, II, III in One Volume, a Book of Strife George MacDonald Benediction Classics / / Hardcover.

The Parish Papers: Three Complete Novels in One (A Quiet Neighborhood / Seaboard Parish / Vicar's Daughter) The George MacDonald Omnibus: The Princess and the Goblin; The Princess and Curdie; At the Back of the North Windt.

The Heart of George Macdonald: A One-Volume Collection of His Most Important Fiction, Essays, Sermons, Drama, and. A Novel Pulpit: Sermons from George MacDonald's Novels Each of the sermons from ten MacDonald novels has an introduction giving some explanation of the setting of the sermon or of the plot, if that is necessary for understanding the sermon.

George Frideric Handel. From Book: Christians With the pen as his pulpit, George MacDonald used fiction to show the relevance of scriptural truth to the problems of his age.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The original recorded publication dates range from "--Title page verso. Description. The Poet's Homecoming was written at a time when five of George MacDonald's six sons were in their early to mid-twenties, and he was no doubt observing and pondering their struggles of growth toward adulthood.

In this story, Walter Colman leaves the country farming life to /5(4). George MacDonald (), the Scottish Victorian novelist, began his adult life as a clergyman.

After a short career in the pulpit he turned to writing, and with publication of his novels in the s, he became widely known. He wrote some 50 books, including poetry, short /5(6).

George MacDonald: Life, Works, Legacy. I was years-old the first time I saw the name George appeared in C.S. Lewis'Surprised by Joy (). It didn't make an impression initially, but as I read Lewis more, MacDonald's name became unavoidable. I just read this passage from a sermon by George MacDonald in a book called George MacDonald in the Pulpit (published by Johannesen) and it reminded me again why I so love the man’s writings.

Here’s the sermon heading: THE UNEXPECTED GUEST. George MacDonald. A Discourse Delivered in the. George MacDonald (10 December – 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. MacDonald was a prolific novelist. He is now known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy works, and their influence on later authors, such as W.

Auden, C. Lewis, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. George MacDonald (MacDonald, George, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

MacDonald, George, Adela Cathcart Volume I: Gutenberg text. George Macdonald was born at Huntly, in the western part of Aberdeenshire on 10 December,the son of George Macdonald, farmer, and Helen MacKay.

He was educated in country schools where Gaelic myths and Old Testament stories abounded. He then went on to Aberdeen University in the early 's obtaining awards in Moral Philosophy and Sciences.

How is this book unique. Font adjustments & biography included Unabridged (% Original content) Illustrated About The Princess And The Goblin by George MacDonald The Princess and the Goblin is a children's fantasy novel by George MacDonald.

It was published in by Strahan & Co. The sequel to this book is The Princess and Curdie. George MacDonald in the pulpit: the "spoken" sermons of George MacDonald / Author: compiled by J. Joseph Flynn and David Edwards. Publication info: Whitehorn, Calif.: Johannesen, c Format: Book.

George MacDonald (10 December - 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll.

His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable Pages: George MacDonald Fraser’s first novel was Flashman, published in His final novel was a standalone novel, entitled The Reavers, which was published in Below is a list of George MacDonald Fraser’s books in order of when they were originally published: Publication Order of Flashman Papers Books.

Buy George MacDonald in the Pulpit by George MacDonald from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ George Macdonald () was known as a visionary even as a young man studying at College in Aberdeen.

He was ordained as a Congregationalist, but, following disputes with his congregation about the content of his sermons, changed to a literary career and gained a considerable reputation as a spiritual poet and a novelist.

In his sermon entitled The Mirrors of the Lord, George MacDonald states that “of all writers I know,{the apostle}Paul seems to me the most plainly, the most determinedly practical in his has been called his mysticism is at one time the exercise of a power of seeing, as by spiritual refraction, truths that had not, perhaps have not yet, risen above the human horizon.”.

George MacDonald (10 December – 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W.

Auden, C. Lewis, J. Tolkien, [1] Walter de la Mare, [2] E. Nesbit and. To George MacDonald, all of life's truth could be discovered in an extremely simple two step process: realizing who God is, then obeying Him.

He offers a path of discovery to knowing the Father intimately, a path whose only door is obedience. Challenging his readers with the idea that true 'knowledge' of God is far more than mental assent to gospel truth, he brings the reader to the feet of a 5/5(2).

Wikipedia - George MacDonald. M4B audio book, part 1 (mb) M4B audio book, part 2 (mb) M4B audio book, part 3 (mb) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Unspoken Sermons. George MACDONALD ( - ) George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. In his day he was considered one of the great Victorian.

George MacDonald (10 December – 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. Though no longer well known, his works (particularly his fairy tales and fantasy novels) have inspired admiration in such notables as W. Auden, J. Tolkien, C. Lewis, and Madeleine L' instance, Lewis wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master": "Picking Born: Decem () Huntly, Scotland.

A Book of Strife in the Form of The Diary of an Old Soul by George MacDonald George MacDonald (10 December - 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister.

He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature a. GEORGE MACDONALD'S FIRST BOOKThis first published book of George MacDonald's is a poetic play and is dedicated to his : Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, Shaberman cloth boards.

with ads in the g is tight though slightly cocked. George MacDonald was born in Huntly, Aberdeenshire in The MacDonalds were a prominent family in the community both in terms of business and with the religious community. The title of George MacDonald’s volume Unspoken Sermons implies that the chapters were written especially for publication only, that the sermons do not represent any format of public preaching, and that they are not intended to be recited in pulpits.A study of the numerous press reports of George MacDonald’s public sermons from through indicates however that most Author: Barbara Amell.

Reviews of other books by George MacDonald: Discovering the Character of God Knowing the Heart of God The Hope of the Gospel Wisdom To Live By Miracles of Our Lord George MacDonald in the Pulpit Your Life in Christ Phantastes Reviews of related books: Flames of Love, by Heath Bradley Raising Hell, by Julie Ferwerda.

George MacDonald () - a Scottish Victorian novelist - was well-read and revered by an impressive selection of literary figures. CS Lewis, CK Chesterton, JRR Tolkien, Madeleine L'Engle and Mark Twain (who apparently initially disliked MacDonald but ultimately became his friend) have all cited MacDonald as being a large influence on their own work.

George MacDonald Born in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Novels - Fairy Tales - Poetry - Essays - Sermons - Our Editions are Hand Made and Hard Bound with Original Old World Techniques C.S. Lewis reported that his first reading of MacDonald's Phantastes "baptised" his imagination and taught him to love goodness.

George MacDonald. At the Back of the North Wind. Birthplace: Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Location of death: Ashstead, England Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Cremate.

George MacDonald was a prolific nineteenth century Scottish author who authored over fifty volumes of fiction, children's stories, sermons, and poetry. Known principally for Born: George MacDonald (), the Scottish Victorian novelist, began his adult life as a clergyman.

After a short career in the pulpit he turned to writing, and with publication of his novels in the s, he became widely known. He wrote some 50 books, including poetry, short /5(10).

A Supreme Preacher Victorian Mythmaker Scotland’s Beloved Storyteller George MacDonald,was a novelist, poet, minister, and father of seven. A friend of Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, Longellow, and Walt Whitman, MacDonald’s literary influence stretches far past his 19th century contemporaries.

Auden, C. Lewis, J. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare. George MacDonald: An Anthology, by C. Lewis “ To know a primrose is a higher thing than to know all the botany of it — just as to know Christ is an infinitely higher thing than to know all theology, all that said about His person, or babbled about His work.

George MacDonald () is best known as a novelist, the author of fantasies such as Phantastes () and Lilith () and realistic works like David Elginbrod () and Alec Forbes of Howglen (). He was also, however, a respected religious teacher. George MacDonald in the Pulpit Getting to Know Jesus (edited sermons) Proving the Unseen (edited sermons) (Our Review: ★★★★) Compilations.

God’s Words to His Children (sermons & sermonic novel excerpts) Works of Fancy and Imagination (multi-volume, short stories & poetry) Cheerful Words from the Writing of George MacDonald (comp. George MacDonald wrote the book Aslan pops out of at the end of Voyage of The Dawn Treader.

George MacDonald was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, inand had eleven children in when he lost his pulpit for preaching that Christ’s sacrifice was not a ticket to claim and escape everyone else’s misery and that no god you’d want to know.

After having a bad run of fortune as a country preacher for a couple of year early on, George MacDonald turned his attention to writing full-time. On the occasions when he was asked to give a sermon here or there, he seldom refused the offer and never accepted money for the task.(Dec.,), Strahan & Co, Probably in historical perspective, North Wind ranks as George MacDonald's most well known and enduring book, the haunting tale of Diamond, a simple London cabman's son.

It is likely that it has been published in more editions, by more publishers, and been read by more people than any of his other works.George MacDonald (10 December – 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister.

He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W.

H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and.

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