New John Owen Biography for Children
Adding to the list of already great Christian Biographies for children from Reformation Heritage, John Owen by Simonetta Carr, is available for pre-order. Expected ship date is October 2010.
John Owen was a great Puritan preacher who lived in England. In this book, Simonetta Carr informs readers about Owen’s life, revealing some of the things that interested him while in school, the care he showed to people when he became a pastor, and the influential books that he wrote. Readers will also come to understand the difficult times in which Owen lived, and how he handled the terrors of war and religious persecution. Full of illustrations and fascinating information, this is an ideal way for young readers to learn history.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Growing and Studying in Difficult Times
Chapter 2: A Pastor and Writer
Chapter 3: From Battlefield to the University Halls
Chapter 4: Winds of Persecution
Chapter 5: England’s Dark Hour
Chapter 6: Owen’s Last Years
Did You Know?
A Modern Version of John Owen’s Lesser Catechism
Simonetta Car was born in Italy and has lived and worked in different cultures. A former elementary school teacher, she has home-schooled her eight children for many years. She has written for newspapers and magazines around the world and has translated the works of several Christian authors into Italian. Presently, she lives in San Diego with her husband Thomas and family. She is a member and Sunday School teacher at Christ United Reformed Church.
Matt Abraxas has traveled from California to France, studying different approaches to art. He enjoys creating and teaching art, and currently exhibits his work at the SmithKlein Gallery in Boulder Colorado. Matt lives with his wife Rebecca and two sons, Zorba and Rainer, in Lafayette, Colorado.