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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, 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
Sales rank:
744,583
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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