The Resource A sketch of the life and labors of George Whitefield, J.C. Ryle, (eaudio)

A sketch of the life and labors of George Whitefield, J.C. Ryle, (eaudio)

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A sketch of the life and labors of George Whitefield
Title
A sketch of the life and labors of George Whitefield
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J.C. Ryle
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Language
eng
Summary
There are some men in the pages of history, whose greatness no person of common sense thinks of disputing. They tower above the herd of mankind, like the Pyramids, the Parthenon, and the Colosseum, among buildings. Such men were Luther and Augustine, Gustavus Adolphus and George Washington, Columbus and Sir Isaac Newton. He who questions greatness must be content to be thought very ignorant, very prejudiced, or very eccentric. Public opinion has come to a conclusion about them--they were great men. But there are also great men whose reputation lies buried under a heap of contemporary ill-will and misrepresentation. The world does not appreciate them, because the world does not know their real worth. Their characters have come down to us through poisoned channels. Their portraits have been drawn by the ill-natured hand of enemies. Their faults have been exaggerated. Their excellences have been maliciously kept back and suppressed. Like the famous sculptures of Nineveh, they need the hand of some literary Layard to clear away the rubbish that has accumulated round their names, and show them to the world in their fair proportions. Such men were Vigilantius and Wickliffe. Such men were Oliver Cromwell and many of the Puritans. And such a man was George Whitefield
Accompanying matter
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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1816-1900
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Ryle, J. C.
Dewey number
274.2
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other
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Read by Ulf Bjorklund
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  • Bjorklund, Ulf
  • hoopla digital
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  • Whitefield, George
  • United States
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adult
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Label
A sketch of the life and labors of George Whitefield, J.C. Ryle, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 21 min.))
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781610453387
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT11497168
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sound
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  • other
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11497168
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MWT11497168
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
A sketch of the life and labors of George Whitefield, J.C. Ryle, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 21 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781610453387
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11497168
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11497168
System control number
MWT11497168
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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