They Knew Their God Vol. 2, like its predecessor, contains a wide variety of men and women who illustrate that knowing God is available to every Christian irrespective of nationality, gender, or religious affiliation. Unlike Volume One, however, the first sketch in this book was born in the late seventeenth century. He is Gerhard Terstegen, the German Pietist, mystic and hymn-writer. We then move into the eighteenth century in the next two sketches: two Americans—the Quaker John Woolman, and Methodist itinerant bishop, Elijan Hedding. The fourth sketch in this volume is about Robert Aitken, the Scotsman who became an Anglican minister and labored in Pendeen, a small town in Cornwall.

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