Oral Roberts: An American Life

Oral Roberts: An American Life

by David Edwin Harrell, Oral Roberts

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Oral Roberts: An American Life by David Edwin Harrell, Oral Roberts

"This book may give you the best opportunity of deciding the truth about me and the ministry I hold so dear." — Oral Roberts

"Among several biographies of Oral Roberts, the most recent, most accurate, and best documented is Oral Roberts: An American Life, an objective, impressive study... " — New York Review of Books

"Oral Roberts: An American Life is more than the story of a well-known evangelist and educator. It is the story of a part of the American religious life that not many Americans know or understand.... Dr. Harrell has researched thoroughly and written superbly." — Billy Graham

"... a first-rate biography, one which should give pause to Roberts' supporters and critics alike.... Roberts' first scholarly biographer has done a beautiful job." — Allen Boyer, Newsday

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062503817
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/28/1987
Pages: 640

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments

Part One: The Mold,
1918-1947
Prologue: Ada, Oklahoma, July 1935

I.
Roots II. The Mold III. Evangelist IV.
Pastor

Part Two: Miracles, 1947-1960
Prologue: Australia,
January 20-February 10, 1956

V. Healing Revivalism VI.
Ministry VII. The Price of Glory VIII. Private Side

Part Three Prologue: Berlin, October 26-November 4,
1966

IX. Oral Roberts University X. Beyond the Tent XI. Mainstream XII. Private Side

Part Four:
Maelstrom, 1975-1985
Prologue: Tulsa and Palm Springs, February
1977

XIII. Maelstrom XIV. Completing the Healing Vision XV. Tightening the Family

Part Five:
Meanings

XVI. The Message XVII. The Man XVIII.
The Ministry

Epilogue Bibliographical Essay Notes Index

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