Billy Graham: American Pilgrim by Andrew FinstuenBilly Graham: American Pilgrim by Andrew Finstuen

Billy Graham: American Pilgrim

EditorAndrew Finstuen, Grant Wacker, Anne Blue Wills

Hardcover | July 10, 2017

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Billy Graham stands among the most influential Christian leaders of the twentieth century. He 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 andfamily, intellectual life, and religious media and music. His singular life and career provide a many-paned window for viewing 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. Billy Graham's distinguished contributorspresent Graham in the context of his 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 andtaking a fresh and nuanced look at the complex life and legacy of Billy Graham.
Andrew Finstuen is Dean of the Honors College at Boise State University and an Associate Professor in the Department of History. His first book, Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety, won the 2010 American Society of Church History's Brewer Prize. In...
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Title:Billy Graham: American PilgrimFormat:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:July 10, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019068352X

ISBN - 13:9780190683528

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