By His Friends: An Authorized Biography
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Publisher: Inter-Varsity Press
Number of Pages: 256
Width: 15.6 cm
Height: 23.4 cm
This is a portrait of the Revd Dr. Michael Green who died in February 2019, aged 88. Michael was a leading evangelist and theologian, who wrote over 70 books, and spoke at thousands of evangelistic events over a long and respected career. The book tells the story of his life and ministry through the recollections of his family, friends and colleagues. It seeks to inspire and educate a new generation of evangelists. This collection will narrate his formative years through service in the military, his call to ministry and theological development. It will offer pen portraits of Michael as as theological educator, an innovative leader and of his contribution to the breadth of evangelicalism and the Church of England. It features contributions from well-known Christians and has received endorsement from his family. *** Dr Michael Green was an Honorary Fellow of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, a world-renowned evangelist and author of more than seventy books. Educated at Clifton College in Bristol, he gained first-class degrees both at Oxford (Classics) and Cambridge (Theology) where he also gained University prizes and a Cambridge BD (senior to a Ph.D). He held an honorary and an earned D.D. He was an evangelical Anglican, and was for 10 years adviser in evangelism to the two English Archbishops. His main jobs have been lecturer in New Testament at London College of Divinity, the first Principal of St. John's College Nottingham, Rector of St. Aldate's Church Oxford, Professor of Evangelism and New Testament at Regent College Vancouver, and Senior Research Fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University. He shared the leadership of Holy Trinity Church, Raleigh, USA, and taught on the faculty of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He obtained extensive evangelistic and teaching experience in each of the five continents over many years, and was for ten years a member of the Doctrinal Commission of the Church of England. His books include 'But don't all religions lead to God?', 'Evangelism in the early church', 'Thirty years that changed the world', 'Sharing your faith with a friend', 'Critical choices', 'Who is this Jesus?' 'Baptism', 'I believe in the Holy Spirit', 'The empty cross of Jesus', 'Compelled by Joy', 'When God breaks in' and 'Jesus for sceptics'.