Biography

John Calvin by W. Robert Godfrey

Recommended by Tim Challies.

A helpful addition to Calvin studies.

John Calvin by Simonetta Carr

Recommended by Tim Challies.

A very good biography targeted at children.

Picking Cotton by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, Ronald Cotton, Erin Torneo

Recommended by Tim Challies.

Recommended with caution due to graphic detail.

The Unwavering Resolve of Jonathan Edwards by Steven Lawson

Recommended by Tim Challies.

Lawson offers a brief but valuable look at the life of Edwards focusing on his famous Resolutions.

Fearless Pilgrim by Faith Cook

Recommended by Tim Challies.

A superior biography of this important Christian figure.

A Man of Books and a Man of the People by William E. Ellis

Recommended by Trevin Wax.

Flawed but interesting account of a major Baptist figure.

A Cloud of Witnesses by Michael Haykin

Recommended by Scott Lamb.

Short biography of lesser-known but godly Baptist figures from the 18th century.

A Short Life of Jonathan Edwards by George Marsden

Recommended by Tim Challies.

A fresh retelling of Edwards' story by a consummate biographer.

War Child by Emmanuel Jal

Recommended by Jacob Hantla.

You will not be unaffected by this tragic and touching narrative.

The Silent and Soft Communion by Dorothy Z. Baker, Sue Lane McCulley

Recommended by Leslie Wiggins.

Autobiographical narratives of two godly women's walks with their God.