Description An Uncommon Christian seeks to show how and why James Brainerd Taylor (1801–1829) became a popular and influential participant during the Second Great Awakening. Those interested in revival, evangelism and missions, and spirituality will benefit from this long overdue book on a forgotten "hero" of the Protestant faith.
Author I. Francis Kyle is a youth and college campus minister in Port Angeles, Washington, and a Doctor of Ministry student at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. A graduate of Canada's Prairie Bible College and Toronto Baptist Seminary (M. Div., Th.M.), Kyle is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, Evangelical Missiological Society, American Society of Church History, National Association of Evangelicals, and Mission America Coalition: Uniting Christians For Evangelism and Revival. His edited anthology, Of Intense Brightness: The Spirituality of Uncommon Christian James Brainerd Taylor, is forthcoming from University Press of America.
Endorsements "The name of James Brainerd Taylor deserves to be much better known, especially amongst college and seminary students. Oh, that God would raise up many more James Brainerd Taylors!" - Adrian Lane, Norm Allchin Lecturer in Evangelism, Ridley College, Melbourne, Australia