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Billy Graham - American Evangelist and Religious Icon's Legacy - Theology Thursdays

Billy Graham passed away yesterday, Wednesday February 21, 2018, and was 99 years old.  He was America’s most influential preacher and evangelist who was the pastor to presidents.  1,148 more words

Theology

Would Billy Graham be disgusted by evangelicals today?

The Washington Post, which features religion coverage well above average, asks as some length “Would Billy Graham be disgusted by evangelicals today?

My short and immediate answer was “If he was, we’d never know it.” I stand by that after reading the article. 455 more words

Evangelicalism

Mengenang Billy Graham: 15 Hal Mengenai Sang Penginjil

Salah satu pendeta dan penginjil yang paling dikenal dan berpengaruh di dunia telah meninggal dunia pada tanggal 21 Februari 2018, Rev. Billy Graham. Rev. Graham meninggal dunia pada usia 99 tahun, meninggalkan begitu banyak warisan rohani, jasa, dan kenangan kepada dunia. 1,490 more words

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Dear Billy

(Part of my series Letters to Dead People)

Dear Billy,

Yesterday you met the Lord you loved and served. It’s doubtless you heard the words, “Well done, good and faithful servant.” You finished your 99-year run, you finished the race, you kept the faith–and shared it with millions. 437 more words

Theology

Remembering Billy Graham

Here’s how historians (and a few smart pundits) are remembering Billy Graham.

Melani Mcalister says Graham helped to take evangelicalism global:

He used his status as the most important American religious figure of the 20th century to help lead American evangelicals into a more robust engagement with the rest of the world.

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History

Billy Graham and the Future of American Evangelicalism

I don’t think you can understand contemporary America without understanding contemporary Evangelicalism, and you cannot understand contemporary Evangelicalism without understanding Billy Graham. Graham built the foundations for what was, in the second half of the 20th century, America’s religious heart and soul. 1,476 more words