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The White Horse King

The Life of Alfred the Great

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The White Horse King by Benjamin R. Merkle
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Sometimes the heroes of history are truly worthy of the golden reputations they carry. King Alfred united Anglo-Saxon England against a Viking invasion, led the English into battle against the Danish hordes, created a renaissance of literature and the arts, reformed the legal system, and set the stage for a revival of Christian worship. But that's not what made him great. Ben Merkle unravels the tale of how a great man came to power during one of the most difficult periods in English history, how he led his nation through them, and how he laid the groundwork for England's coming triumphs on the global stage.

Author Biography

Benjamin A. Merkle is a Fellow of Theology and Classical Languages at New Saint Andrews College and a contributing Editor to Credenda/Agenda. He received an MA in English Literature from the University of Idaho and is currently pursuing his doctorate at Oxford.
Release date Australia
November 3rd, 2009
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Thomas Nelson Publishers
Pages
272
Dimensions
140x210x22
ISBN-13
9781595552525
Product ID
3403334

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