“Kamil’s history is a rebuke to our unbelief in God’s willingness and power to lead Muslims into a hearty acceptance of Christ and his atoning sacrifice. We are apt to be discouraged by the closely riveted and intense intellectual aversion of these millions of Moslems to the doctrines of the Trinity and of the divinity of Jesus Christ. But Kamil’s intellectual difficulties about the Trinity vanished when he felt the need of a divine Saviour.
This little book consists of pithy selections from the biography of Charles Krauth. “Every sincere Christian should know Krauth.”
This Lutheran Library “short” is taken from the two volume biography of Charles Krauth published by Adolph Spaeth. Spaeth includes in his Preface to that work the following:
“The Motto chosen for this Memoir is Dr. Krauth’s description of Martin Luther, in the biography of the great Reformer which he undertook shortly before his death – “Faithful to the Truth, and true to the Faith.
Henry Eyster Jacobs’ biography of Luther was originally published in 1898 as part of Putnam’s Heroes of the Reformation series for self-learners. Professor Samuel Macauley Jackson, says this about it an early Putnam catalog:
A series of biographies of the leaders in the Protestant Reformation.
The Literary skill and the standing as scholars of the writers who have agreed to prepare these biographies will, it is believed, ensure for them a wide acceptance on the part not only of special students of the period but of the general reader.