Two modern updates of Christian classics by Dolores Kimball

I would like to recommend two well-done modern classics by Dolores Kimball: The Attributes of God in Modern English by Arthur W. Pink and The Holy War: In Modern English by John Bunyan.

The Attributes of God is a wonderful book, and Kimball has done a professional light edit of the work to make it easier to read without changing the original meaning or sacrificing any of the material. The scripture quotes have also been updated from the original King James Version to the New King James Version. This book is amazing for the high view of God that Arthur W. Pink depicts from Scripture. It is common today to think on the love, grace, and approachability of God (which are all covered in this work) while failing to contemplate His supremacy, sovereignty, and even wrath. This book strives to present a complete picture of God’s attributes in a reverent and worshipful way.

The Holy War is an allegory by John Bunyan, who is best known for one of his other allegories, The Pilgrim’s Progress. Bunyan uses a city, Mansoul, as a symbol for the traitorous soul that needs the heroic and gracious actions of the Prince of Heaven to save it from sin and Satan. Bunyan uses both politics and warfare to depict the many different types of attacks and deceptions that a Christian must overcome. This work has hundreds of footnotes with supporting scripture references and notes.

Dolores Kimball is a Bible study teacher and women’s retreat speaker; she has worked as writer and editor for Navpress, David C. Cook Publishing, and Compassion International. If you are interested in reading either of these classics, these editions are an excellent choice!

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