Thrice Born

Thrice Born

by Michael J. Giuliano
     
 

In February 1988, Jimmy Swaggart, the world's most watched televangelist, was caught consorting with a prostitute in New Orleans. This study examines Swaggart's rhetorical campaign to salvage his ministry in the aftermath of scandal. By analyzing his sermons, letters, and magazine articles, Michael J. Giuliano explains how the evangelist justified his claim of being …  See more details below

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In February 1988, Jimmy Swaggart, the world's most watched televangelist, was caught consorting with a prostitute in New Orleans. This study examines Swaggart's rhetorical campaign to salvage his ministry in the aftermath of scandal. By analyzing his sermons, letters, and magazine articles, Michael J. Giuliano explains how the evangelist justified his claim of being "worthy of forgiveness and continued support.".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865546332
Publisher:
Mercer University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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