John Owen was one of the great Puritans of the 17th Century whose writings and theology have gone through a welcome resurgence of interest in the last fifty years. His writings are a constant reference source for spiritual truths and practical insights.
Dr Steve Griffiths considers how Owen dealt with the problem of Sin, which as with all reformed theologians was a fundamental concern in his thinking. Owen's treatment of sin does not stand in isolation; it can only be considered in the light of his doctrine of God and what it means for man to reflect that image.
Steve Griffiths is an Anglican minister, serving an inner city congregation in the East End of London. Steve is Chief Editor of 'The Journal of Youth and Theology' and has written many articles on the topic. He lectures regularly in both London and Oxford. Steve is married and has one daughter.
"To read John Owen is to enter a rare world. Whenever I return to one of his works I find myself asking ‘Why do I spend time reading lesser literature?' I believe all lovers of John Owen and his writings, like myself, will salute Dr Griffiths for sharing with us the results of his arduous studies. ...the rediscovery of Owen's theology has proved to be a great blessing to many. Into that blessing I hope you will now allow Dr Griffiths to lead you." - Sinclair B. Ferguson, Chancellor’s Professor of Systematic Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi