God's Generals: The Revivalists

God's Generals: The Revivalists


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603740258
Publisher: Whitaker House
Publication date: 05/23/2008
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 531,794
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Roberts Liardon is a leading Protestant church historian. He founded Roberts Liardon Ministries, along with Embassy Christian Center, Embassy Ministerial Association, Spirit Life Bible College, and Operation 500. He also founded the Reformers and Revivalists Historical Museum.
At seventeen, Liardon published his first book, I Saw Heaven, which sold over 1.5 million copies and catapulted him into the public eye. To date, Liardon’s books, including the God’s Generals series, have sold over 15 million copies worldwide and have been translated into more than sixty languages. Liardon’s DVD series God’s Generals became one of the bestselling Christian DVD series in history.
Having ministered in over 125 countries to members of the public and to world leaders, Liardon is also recognized internationally. In addition to being an author and a church historian, he is a public speaker, a spiritual leader, and a humanitarian. Liardon continues to manage and expand his international headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, and his office in London, England.

Table of Contents

Foreword     13
Prologue: One Hundred Years of Intercession     15
Introduction     19
John & Charles Wesley (1703-1791 and 1707-1788) "The Head and Heart of Revival"     21
George Whitefield (1714-1770) "The Divine Dramatist"     91
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) "God's Intellectual"     129
Francis Asbury (1745-1816) "The Prophet of the Long Road"     173
The First Camp Meetings (1799-1801) "America's Pentecost"     209
Peter Cartwright (1785-1872) "The Pistol-toting Evangelist"     245
Charles Finney (1792-1875) "The Father of Modern Revivalism"     283
Dwight L. Moody (1837-1899) "The Greatest Layman"     335
William & Catherine Booth (1829-1912 and 1829-1890) "Through Blood and Fire"     387
Billy Graham (1918- ) "Evangelist to the World"     447
Conclusion     483
Further Readings     487
Photographic Credits for Portraits     489
About the Author     491

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