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Billy Sunday and the Redemption of Urban America

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Publisher Comments:

Part of the Library of Religious Biography, this is the first full-length treatment of mass-evangelist Billy Sunday to appear in 30 years. Lyle Dorsett makes a fresh and original contribuion to our understanding of this pugnaious baseball player-turned-preacher with his use of the Sunday family papers, a source previously unavailable to biographers.

Synopsis:

Recounts the life of the baseball player-turned-preacher, known for his tent and tabernacle revivals in the early part of the twentieth century

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-167) and index.

Table of Contents

Foreword / Nathan O. Hatch — Introduction — Hard times (1862-1882) — Onward and upward (1883-1891) — The apprenticeship (1891-1896) — The kerosene circuit (1896-1907) — The redemption of urban America (1908-1920) — Agony and decline (1921-1935) — Legacy — Afterword (1935-1957) — Notes on sources — Appendix. Heaven — Get on the water wagon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802801517
Editor:
Hatch, Nathan O.
Editor:
Noll, Mark A.
Editor:
Hatch, Nathan O.
Author:
Dorsett, Lyle W.
Author:
Lylew, Dorsett
Author:
Noll, Mark A.
Publisher:
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Location:
Grand Rapids, Mich. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Pentecostalism
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
Evangelists
Subject:
Sermons, American
Subject:
Evangelistic sermons
Subject:
Sunday, billy, 1862-1935
Subject:
Baseball players -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Christianity -- Evangelism.
Subject:
Christianity - Pentecostalism
Subject:
Christianity - History - Protestant
Subject:
Christian Ministry - Evangelism
Subject:
Biography-Religious
Subject:
Christianity-Church History American
Series:
Library of Religious Biography
Series Volume:
101-195
Publication Date:
19910531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
212
Dimensions:
8.47x5.38x.65 in. .60 lbs.

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