Billy Sunday And The Redemption Of Urban America

Billy Sunday And The Redemption Of Urban America

by Lyle W. Dorsett, Mark A. Noll, Nathan O. Hatch
     
 

ISBN-10: 080280151X

ISBN-13: 9780802801517

Pub. Date: 05/02/1991

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802801517
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/02/1991
Series:
Library of Religious Biography
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
0.52(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Nathan O. Hatch
Introduction

  1. Hard Times (1862-1882)
  2. Onward and Upward (1883-1891)
  3. The Apprenticeship (1891-1896)
  4. The Kerosene Circuit (1896-1907)
  5. The Redemption of Urban America (1908-1920)
  6. Agony and Decline (1921-1935)
  7. Legacy

Afterword (1935-1957)
Notes on Sources
Appendix

Heaven
Get on the Water Wagon

Index

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