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Swaggart : an unauthorized biography of an American evangelist

Author: Ann Rowe Seaman
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography of Jimmy Swaggart relates his early hears in poverty as a sharecropper's son. Born around the same time are his famous cousins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Mickey Gilley. This book also details the rise of Pentecostalism and its "evil twin" (Jacket), Rock and Roll.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Seaman, Ann Rowe.
Swaggart.
New York : Continuum, ©1999
(OCoLC)607365187
Named Person: Jimmy Swaggart; Jimmy Swaggart
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Rowe Seaman
ISBN: 0826411177 9780826411174 0826412904 9780826412904
OCLC Number: 41482253
Description: 438 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Metairie, Louisiana, Fall 1987 --
Rebuke before All --
Frances --
In the Beginning --
Cloven Tongues Like As of Fire --
Ferriday --
Stars Are Born --
The Church That Darwin Built --
A Goodbye, and a New Bargain --
Another Goodbye --
Guilt --
Belonging --
Softening --
"Ninety-nine Cents out of Every Dollar" --
Texas Redux --
The First Surrender --
Taboo --
Revival --
The Theater of Salvation --
Defection --
The Blockbuster --
Rivals --
Last Chance --
Many Are Called --
Running from God --
The Anointing of Satan --
Narrow the Path --
Girls --
Into the Fire --
Seize the Moment --
Back in the Fold --
Out of Nothing --
By the Grace of God and Women --
Shakin' --
Awakening --
Miraculous Healing --
On the Road --
The Color Line --
Being Seen --
A String of Tragedies --
Keeping the Faith --
Just Do It! --
Demon Oppression --
A Good Man --
"What Hath God Wrought?" --
Camp Meeting Hour --
Voices --
"People Always Kill God" --
A Radio Station --
A Huge Burst out of a Shotgun --
"Don't Ever Let Me Get Like That" --
The Principality of the Powers of the Air --
The Mission of the Air --
Guarding the Temple --
Petra --
Brimstone --
A Son of the Reformation --
"I Don't Want This Thing to Come Back and Haunt Me" --
The Highland Road --
Gorman and Bakker --
Do Not Fail --
Francesville --
The "Hostile Takeover" --
October 17, 1987 --
I Have Sinned --
Comeback --
Unfinished Business --
Do Nothing --
Under the Influence --
The Secret Room.
Responsibility: Ann Rowe Seaman.
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Jimmy Swaggart was one of the most popular video preachers in the world, until a moment of indicretion in New Orleans motel. This unauthorized biography looks at Swaggart's life, as well as  Read more...

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