The Writers of Wales Database

EVANS, EIFION

Email: eifionglanceri@yahoo.co.uk

Retired Presbyterian minister, born and now resident in Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire. Educated at Gwendraeth Valley Grammar School, University of Wales, and University of London. Active ministry in Cardiff, the Aberystwyth area, Belfast, and Abergavenny. Author of books on religious revival, especially relating to Welsh Methodism in the eighteenth century. Contributor to the Journal of the Historical Society of the Presbyterian Church of Wales, The Welsh Journal of Religious History, Diwinyddiaeth, Foundations, Reformation and Revival Journal.

 

Reviews:
With respect to The Bread of Heaven: the life and work of William Williams, Pantycelyn (Bryntirion Press, Bridgend, 2010):

“… the definitive life in English of William Williams (1717-91), the great hymn-writer of Wales.” John Aaaron, The Banner of Truth.

With respect to The Welsh Revival of 1904 (Bryntirion Press, 1969):

“A valuable, well-documented, accurate study.” The Christian.

 

Selected Publications:
The Welsh Revival of 1904 (Bryntirion Press, 1969)
Howel Harris, Evangelist 1714-1773 (University of Wales Press, 1974)
Daniel Rowland and the Great Awakening in Wales (Banner of Truth Trust, 1985)
Fire in the Thatch: the True Nature of Religious Revival (Evangelical Press of Wales, 1996)
Pursued by God: A selective trtanslation with notes of the Welsh religious classic, Theomemphus, by William Williams of Pantycelyn (Evangelical Press of Wales, 1996)
Bread of Heaven: the life and work of William Williams, Pantycelyn (Bryntirion Press, 2010)

 

Bread of Heaven: the life and work of William Williams, Pantycelyn (Bryntirion Press, 2010)

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