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<transcy>Letters of Samuel Rutherford (Lettres aux chrétiens affligés)</transcy>

Samuel Rutherford
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Samuel Rutherford composed a large number of works, almost all of which are forgotten today. Like his contemporary John Bunyan, he wrote his greatest writings as he was persecuted for preaching the gospel. It was in exile that this Scottish theologian wrote most of his most famous letters. These were so appreciated by their recipients that they were quickly put together after his death.

This abridged edition of the classic collection brings together fifty-seven letters from Samuel Rutherford intended for Christians in pain. Written in the colorful and vigorous style of the theologians of that time, this series of letters is considered the most remarkable that the literature of the Reformed churches can count. They are regarded today as excellent resources for building up and consoling Christians. The most humble of Church leaders and Christians will be strengthened by the reading of these letters.

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Author
Samuel Rutherford was a 17th-century Scottish Presbyterian minister, theologian and author. He was arguably the most important Scottish commissioner in the Westminster Assembly. Among other things, he had a great influence on the writing of the Little Westminster Catechism .
Recommendations
“I wish that long after my death the world would remember that I considered Rutherford's letters to be the human work that most closely resembles the inspired scriptures. "
–Charles H. Spurgeon

" As surprising as it may seem in a world where voluminous works are in the spotlight, this little book by Samuel Rutherford, among all the books that our family has, is undoubtedly the one that we have loaned or quoted most often to our friends.
–Sinclair B. Ferguson, Professor of Systematic Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary; Bible teacher, Ligonier Ministries
Details
Original title : Letters of Samuel Rutherford
Author
: Samuel Rutherford
Publisher 
: Impact Héritage
Publication
: April 2019
ISBN : 978-2-924773-27-7
Pages : 204
Dimensions : 5.5 "x 8.5"
Weight : 248 g
Format : paperback
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Danny
Belle expression de foi véritable

On retrouve, dans ce recueil de lettres, le ton empreint de respect qui caractérisait les correspondances écrites de cette époque. Le style fort imagé de l’auteur emprisonné pour sa foi rend la lecture agréable, avec le genre littéraire de cette ère, fortement inspiré par les Écritures. Je cite ce passage en exemple ; alors qu’il est toujours emprisonné pour sa foi, Rutherford écrit ceci à une sœur : « Quant à moi, si j’étais libre de mes actions, je n’hésiterais pas à souffrir dix mille morts pour la cause de la vérité et pour rejoindre ensuite mon Père qui est dans les cieux. […] Demandez que je puisse échapper à la condamnation et qu’il ne soit rien trouvé en moi excepté l’œuvre qui doit s’y accomplir. » (p. 76.) Un beau modèle de foi.