Oral Roberts

Oral Roberts : An American Life

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"This book may give you the best opportunity of deciding the truthabout me and the ministry I hold so dear." -- OralRoberts"Among several biographies of Oral Roberts, the mostrecent, most accurate, and best documented is Oral Roberts: An American Life, anobjective, impressive study... " -- New York Review ofBooks"Oral Roberts: An American Life is more than the storyof a well-known evangelist and educator. It is the story of a part of the Americanreligious life that not many Americans know or understand.... Dr. Harrell hasresearched thoroughly and written superbly." -- BillyGraham..." a first-rate biography, one which should givepause to Roberts' supporters and critics alike.... Roberts' first scholarlybiographer has done a beautiful job." -- Allen Boyer, Newsdayshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 178.1 x 241.3 x 42.9mm | 1,106.77g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 40 b&w photographs
  • 0253158443
  • 9780253158444

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 Indexshow more

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