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Carey, S. Peace. William Carey. New York, NY: George H. Doran, 1924.

Andrew, Brother. God’s Smuggler. New York, NY: New American Library, 1967.

Smith, George. The Life of William Carey: Shoemaker and Missionary. New York, NY: E.P. Dutton, 1909.


Contemporary Figures

Carmichael, Amy. Gold Cord: the Story of a Fellowship. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1932.

Elliot, Elisabeth. Through Gates of Splendor. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1981.

Graham, Billy. Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham. San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1997.


Historical Theologians

Athanasius. Life of St. Anthony. In The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, ed. Philip Schaff and Henry Wace. Second Series. Vol. 4. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1980.

Augustine. Confessions. Various editions.

Ayris, Paul and David Selwyn. Thomas Cranmer: Churchman and Scholar. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1993.

Bainton, Roland H. Here I Stand! A Life of Martin Luther. New York, NY: Abingdon Press, 1950.

Beza. Theodore. The Life of John Calvin. Edited by Gary Sanseri. Milwaukie, OR: Back Home Productions, 1996.

Bonner, Gerald. St. Augustine of Hippo: Life of Controversies. Philadelphia, PA: The Westminster Press, 1964.

Bouwsma, William. Calvin: A Sixteenth Century Portrait. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Brown, Peter. Augustine of Hippo: A Biography. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2000.

Bruce, F.F. “Women in the Church: A Biblical Survey,” Christian Brethren Review 33 (December 1982), 7-14.

Carson, Clayborne. The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Intellectual Properties Management in association with Warner Books, 1998.

Chadwick, Henry. Augustine. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Chapman. J. Saint Benedict and the Sixth Century. New York, NY: Sheed and Ward, 1929.

Chesteron, G.K. Saint Thomas Aquinas: The Dumb Ox. Garden City, NY: Image Books, 1956.

Copleston, F.C. Aquinas. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Cullman, Oscar. Peter: Disciple, Apostle and Martyr. New York, NY: Living Age Books, 1958.

DeRobeck, Nesta. Saint Clare of Assisi. Milwaukee, WI: Bruce Publishing, 1951.

Edwards, Jonathan, ed. The Life and Diary of David Brainerd. Chicago: Moody Press, 1949.

Erikson, Erik. Young Man Luther: A Study in Psychoanalysis and History. New York, NY: Norton, 1958.

Eusebius. The Life of Constantine. In The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, ed. Philip Schaff and Henry Wace. Second Series, Vol. 1. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1982.

Evans, G.R., ed. The Medieval Theologians. Cambridge: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.

Fortini, Arnaldo. Francis of Assisi. New York, NY: Crossroads, 1981.

Fraser, Antonia. Cromwell: Our Chief of Men. Frogmore, St. Albans, Herts: Panther Books, 1975.

Green, Julien. God’s Fool: The Life and Times of Francis of Assisi. New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1983.

Gregory the Great. Dialogues. Translated by Odo John Zimmerman. New York, NY: Fathers of the Church, 1959.

Grubb, Norman. C.T. Studd: Cricketer and Pioneer. Atlantic City, NJ: World-Wide Revival Prayer Movement, 1935.

Habig, Marion, ed. St. Francis of Assisi: Writings and Early Biographies. Chicago, IL: Franciscan Herald Press, 1972.

Henry, Carl F.H. Confessions of a Theologian. Waco, TX: Word Publishing, 1986.

James, Bruno. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1957.

Kegley, Charles and Robert Bretall, eds. Reinhold Niebuhr. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1952.

Kittelson, James. Luther the Reformer: The Story of the Man and His Career. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Publishing House, 1986.

Lewis, Arthur James. Zinzendorf the Ecumenical Pioneer. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1962.

MacGregor, Geddes. The Thundering Scot: A Portrait of John Knox. London: Macmillan, 1958.

MacMullen, Ramsey. Constantine. New York, NY: Dial Press, 1969.

Marsden, George. Jonathan Edwards: A Life. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003.

McCullough, David. John Adams. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 2002.

McGrath, Alister. A Life of John Calvin. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990.

Miller, Robert. Harry Emerson Fosdick: Preacher, Pastor, Prophet. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Murray, Iain. Jonathan Edwards. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 1987.

Oberman, Heiko. Luther: Man Between God and the Devil. New York, NY: Image Books, 1992.

Olson, Bruce. Bruchko. Carol Stream, IL: Creation House, 1978.

Outler, Albert C., ed. John Wesley. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1964.

Parker, T.H.L. Portrait of Calvin. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1954.

________. Karl Barth. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 1970.

Potter, G.R. Zwingli. London: Cambridge University Press, 1977.

Richardson, Don. Peace Child. Glendale, CA: G/L Regal Books, 1974.

________. Lords of the Earth. Glendale, CA: G/L Regal Books, 1977.

Steinmetz, David. Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler Von Kayserberg to Theodore Beza. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Wilson, Marvin. Our Father Abraham. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1989.

Winter, Roberta. Once More Around Jericho. The Story of the U.S. Center for World Missions. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 1978.

Workman, Herbert. John Wyclif: A Study of the Medieval Church. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1936. 2 vols.


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