Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History Characters

Richard M. Hannula
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God

Richard Hannula discusses some fifty-odd important figures from Christian history in Trial and Triumph but he claims that the story is not about those who served God but about what God has done in history and for his church. Accordingly, behind all of these characters stands the God that they worship. God here is the major deity of the three major monotheistic religions. Hannula is a Christian and a Presbyterian, so his understand of God is heavily influenced by these traditions. Hannula sees in the lives of these Christian heroes God playing a central role. These people were used by God to spread the good news of the saving grace of Jesus Christ to a world of sinners. To satisfy the justice of God, a sacrifice was required and God so loved the world that He gave His only son as that sacrifice.

Hannula does not often claim...

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