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The Whole Works of Thomas Boston, Vol. 12: Memoirs of the Life, Times, and Writings of the Rev. Thomas Boston
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The Whole Works of Thomas Boston, Vol. 12: Memoirs of the Life, Times, and Writings of the Rev. Thomas Boston


George and Robert King 1852

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Thomas Boston was a gifted preacher, a master of the biblical languages, an astute theologian, and an enormously influential Presbyterian minister. Jonathan Edwards called him “a truly great divine,” and Joel Beeke writes that “Boston’s sermons are models of sound exegesis combined with experiential piety and admonition.” Boston’s theologically rich and deeply pastoral writings make him essential for thinking Christians today.

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Key Features

  • Provides Thomas Boston’s address to his children
  • Contains biographical material
  • Includes the complete memoirs of Thomas Boston


  • The Author’s Address to His Children
  • Complete Memoirs

Product Details

  • Title: The Whole Works of Thomas Boston, Vol. 12: Memoirs
  • Author: Thomas Boston
  • Publisher: Aberdeen: George and Robert King
  • Publication Date: 1852
  • Pages: 503

About Thomas Boston

Thomas Boston (1676–1732) was born in Duns, Berwickshire to a devout Presbyterian family. Boston attended the University of Edinburgh and graduated in 1697. He was ordained in 1699 and became a minister in the Presbyterian Church at Simprin. In 1707, he moved from Simprin to Ettrick, Scotland, where he grew in popularity and became well-known for his preaching. Boston served for many years in Ettrick, and became enormously influential in Scottish Presbyterianism. Boston was a prolific author throughout this life, and by the end of the eighteenth century, his works had becoming standard reading for Presbyterian ministers. He is best-known for The Crook in the Lot and Human Nature in Its Fourfold State, based on a series of sermons preached at Simprin.