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Billy Graham: The Authorized Biography

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An updated account of the inspiring and influential life of Dr. Billy GrahamWhen the hijacked planes slammed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, President Bush immediately proclaimed a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance. For the interfaith, interdenominational service at the Washington National Cathedral he chose Billy Graham to give the ...more
Hardback, 242 pages
Published 1966 by McGraw-Hill Book Company
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Jeff
Aug 11, 2014 Jeff rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read the 1969 version of this book. The first half or so of the book had a good mix of personal stories and crusade details. The details of the ministry through the 1960s caused the book to bog down a bit for the last half. Not sure if Pollock works for the BGEA in some capacity, but that can happen when an organizational historian is given the task of writing a biography. I would be interested in reading later editions. Billy Graham is a tremendous role model for ministry and this book shows ...more
Mark Anderson
Dec 23, 2016 Mark Anderson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: christian
Billy Graham was a man of great faith to be sure, and we all would be wise to emulate him. But in reading this I had to remember that Billy Graham was not the one to be glorified but the one doing the glorifying - for God. A great introduction to a great man of God.
Philip
Nov 24, 2015 Philip rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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It basically tells Billy Graham's life story, and that was interesting. But I would have appreciated a lot more depth. The book is basically a chronicle of where and when he preached with a little character exposition.
F
Apr 24, 2015 F rated it liked it
Somewhat glosses over Graham's unscriptural practices and demonizes the friends that tried to help him see the error of his ways. Otherwise a decent biography.
Michael
Apr 01, 2012 Michael rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very easy to read biography of the life of Billy Graham. Well organized.
Amber
Aug 28, 2015 Amber rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved reading the biography of Billy Graham's life. He is a Really inspiring man.
Rutendo
Went half way coz I had to return to the library, but the half I read was worth-it. It is amazing how God works in people's lives. Glory unto God always.
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The late John Pollock, an award-winning biographer, had a flair for telling a dramatic story. He used this talent to write many biographies including ones on D. L. Moody and Major General Sir Henry Havelock.
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