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The Billy Graham Story

Author : Revd Dr John Charles Pollock
ISBN : 9780310861171
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An updated account of the inspiring and influential life of Dr. Billy Graham When the hijacked planes slammed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, President Bush immediately proclaimed a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance. For the interfaith, interdenominational service at the Washington National Cathedral he chose Billy Graham to give the address. At that terrible hour no other clergyman, whatever his office, could so aptly bring the Word of God to America—and a watching world. At eighty-four, Billy Graham remains one of the most respected people in the world today. He has addressed over eighty-two million people face to face and at least one billion people through television, radio, and satellite. Yet he is far more than an evangelist of integrity and vision; he is a Christian statesman whose profound influence on the growth and depth of Christianity across the world cannot be overestimated. This official biography of Dr. Graham is based on his private files, correspondence, and interviews, as well as the author’s widespread research. • Written by John Pollock, Dr. Graham’s official biographer • Parts one and two (1918 to 1978), based on Pollock’s authorized biographies, have been abridged and contain new material • Part three (1978 to 1983) deals at length with Dr. Graham’s controversial visit to Moscow, which can now be seen as a factor in the fall of communism • Part four (1984 to 2003) updates the story to recent events, including the horrors of September 11 and the honorary knighthood Dr. Graham received from the Queen of England in December 2001 • 8-page section of black-and-white photos new to this book

A Nation With The Soul Of A Church How Christian Proclamation Has Shaped American History

Author : O. C. Edwards Jr.
ISBN : 9780313393860
Genre : Religion
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From the very beginning, religious leaders have influenced the course of American history—sometimes for better, sometimes for worse. This book examines those Christian sermons that set or changed the course of the nation. • Provides approachable information that helps any reader understand the role of religion in American history • Supplies insights from the author of the award-winning A History of Preaching hailed as a definitive work by critics • Presents accurate and scholarly yet lively and engaging coverage of important preachers and sermons throughout American history

Just As I Am

Author : Billy Graham
ISBN : 9780062119544
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Hailed as "the world's preacher," Billy Graham has enjoyed a career that has spanned six decades and his ministry of faith has touched the hearts and souls of millions. In Just As I Am Graham reveals his life story in what the Chicago Tribune calls "a disarmingly honest autobiography." Now, in this revised and updated edition, we hear from this "lion in winter" (Time) on his role over the past ten years as America's pastor during our national crisis of the Oklahoma bombing and 9/11; his knighthood; his passing of the torch to his son, Franklin, to head the organization that bears his name; and his commitment to do the Lord's work in the years of his and his wife Ruth's physical decline.

Caesar Ate My Jesus

Author : Meg Gorzycki
ISBN : 9781532618499
Genre : Religion
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What the hell happened on the way to making the world a better place? We boomers were told our success would be unlimited. We had democracy and capitalism, and God was on our side. We took our religious teachings seriously, and set out to end bigotry, violence, and destitution. Inevitably, we collided with American Caesars, whose power and wealth was sufficient to dominate national and international affairs. Political and religious Caesars appropriated Jesus and used him to justify war, sexism, racism, dictatorships, and poverty. What were the faithful to do? Lots of boomers I know tossed the spiritual baby out with the religious institution's bathwater, and became cynical about civic engagement. It is not time to abandon hope in our goodness, however, and it is not time to surrender our conscience to Caesar. Our experiences as boomers teach us that it is possible to bring the love of God to bear in our lives, despite Caesar's constant pressure to cherish power, wealth, celebrity, and things more than we cherish people. This book is for folks who are ready to get off Caesar's treadmill and dig deeply into their hearts and minds to see what remains of the Kingdom of God within.

What The Bible Is All About Handbook Revised Kjv Edition

Author : Henrietta C. Mears
ISBN : 9780830759644
Genre : Religion
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Discover Jesus in the Pages of the Bible reveals the true story of Jesus through the four gospels. Drawn from one of the best-selling Bible handbooks in history, this special Jesus edition beautifully summarizes critical information, key Scripture passages and personal application from the gospels. • Paperbound, 176 pages • Excellent small group study • Five chapters, one overview and one related to each gospel writer • Includes study guide, Bible reading plan and “Steps to Peace with God” • KJV text throughout

A Prophet With Honor

Author : William Martin
ISBN : 0310241987
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Originally published: New York: W. Morrow and Co., c1991.

Billy Graham

Author : Andrew Finstuen
ISBN : 9780190683535
Genre : Religion
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Billy Graham stands among the most influential Christian leaders of the twentieth century. Perhaps no single doctrine, practice, political position, or preacher has united the sprawling and diverse world of evangelicalism like Billy Graham. Throughout his six-decade career, Graham mainstreamed evangelicalism and through that tradition brought about major changes to American Christianity, global Christianity, church and state, the Cold War, race relations, American manhood, intellectual life, and religious media and music. His life and career provide a many-paned window through which to view the history and character of our present and recent past. Billy Graham: American Pilgrim offers groundbreaking accounts of Graham's role in shaping these phenomena. Graham stayed true to evangelical precepts yet journeyed to positions in religion, politics, and culture that stretched his tradition to its limits. This book's distinguished contributors capture Graham's evolution and complexity. Like most people, he grew in fits and starts. But Graham's growth occurred on an international stage, influencing the world around him in ways large and small. This book delves into this influence, going beyond conventional subjects and taking a fresh and nuanced look at the complex life and legacy of one of the most important figures of the last century.

Toward The Goal

Author : Jeremy V. Jones
ISBN : 9780310590033
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Kaká is arguably the greatest soccer player in the world, but he was once the smallest boy in his class. His life is an example of character, perseverance, commitment, and faith.

What The Bible Is All About Handbook Revised Niv Edition

Author : Henrietta C. Mears
ISBN : 9780830759668
Genre : Religion
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Discover Jesus in the Pages of the Bible reveals the true story of Jesus through the four gospels. Drawn from one of the best-selling Bible handbooks in history, this special Jesus edition beautifully summarizes critical information, key Scripture passages and personal application from the gospels. • Paperbound, 176 pages • Excellent small group study • Five chapters, one overview and one related to each gospel writer • Includes study guide, Bible reading plan and “Steps to Peace with God” • NIV text throughout

Turning Points In The History Of American Evangelicalism

Author : Heath W. Carter
ISBN : 9781467446846
Genre : Religion
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Lucid, authoritative overview of a major movement in American history The history of American evangelicalism is perhaps best understood by examining its turning points—those moments when it took on a new scope, challenge, or influence. The Great Awakening, the rise of fundamentalism and Pentecostalism, the emergence of Billy Graham—all these developments and many more have given shape to one of the most dynamic movements in American religious history. Taken together, these turning points serve as a clear and helpful roadmap for understanding how evangelicalism has become what it is today. Each chapter in this book has been written by one of the world's top experts in American religious history, and together they form a single narrative of evangelicalism's remarkable development. Here is an engaging, balanced, coherent history of American evangelicalism from its origins as a small movement to its status as a central player in the American religious story. Contributors & Topics Harry S. Stout on the Great Awakening Catherine A. Brekus on the evangelical encounter with the Enlightenment Jon Butler on disestablishment Richard Carwardine on antebellum reform Marguerite Van Die on the rise of the domestic ideal Luke E. Harlow on the Civil War and conservative American evangelicalism George M. Marsden on the rise of fundamentalism Edith Blumhofer on urban Pentecostalism Dennis C. Dickerson on the Great Migration Mark Hutchinson on the global turn in American evangelicalism Grant Wacker on Billy Graham's 1949 Los Angeles revival Darren Dochuk on American evangelicalism's Latin turn

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