A Prophet With Honor by William C. Martin
The Billy Graham Story

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Drawing on hundreds of personal interviews, archival materials, and extensive research, this biographical portrait of Billy Graham provides an objective, insightful study of the evangelist and his ministry. Book available.
 

About William C. Martin

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William Martin (BD, PhD, Harvard) is the Harry and Hazel Chavanne Emeritus Professor of Religion and Public Policy in the Department of Sociology at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Since his retirement from teaching in 2005, he has served as the Chavanne Senior Fellow for Religion and Public Policy at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice. He has appeared on many national radio and television programs, including 60 Minutes, Nightline, 20/20, Today, Frontline, and All Things Considered. He has been published in numerous national and regional periodicals, including The Atlantic, Harper's, Esquire, and Texas Monthly. While researching this book, he was given exclusive access to the Billy Graham archives.
 
Published October 1, 1991 by William Morrow & Co. 735 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Children's Books, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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Team members blanch when he fumbles facts or raps out his ``familiar claim that sexual chastity is virtually impossible without supernatural assistance...especially...for a man, whose sex drive `is six times greater than in a woman.' '' Billy Graham, warts and all: ``hernias, ulcers, tumors...

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Martin's first book is an immense and appealing study of how Billy Graham became the ``world's most influential Christian leader'' and how Early America virtually became a Christian nation.

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