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Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for Christ : the renewal of evangelicalism in postwar America

Author: John G Turner
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Turner offers a history of Campus Crusade and its founder, Bill Bright, whose marketing and fund-raising acumen transformed the organization into an international evangelical empire. Drawing on archival materials and more than one hundred interviews, Turner challenges the dominant narrative of the secularization of higher education, demonstrating how Campus Crusade helped reestablish evangelical Christianity as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Turner, John G.
Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for Christ.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608490575
Named Person: Bill Bright; Bill Bright; Bill Bright; Bill Bright; Bill Bright, Evangelist.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John G Turner
ISBN: 9780807831854 0807831859 9780807858738 0807858730
OCLC Number: 168720136
Awards: Winner of Christianity Today Book Award (History/Biography) 2009
Description: x, 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: God may choose a country boy --
Campus ministry at America's "Trojan horse" --
Sibling rivalries --
The conservative impulses of the early 1960s --
The Jesus revolution from Berkeley to Dallas --
The evangelical bicentennial --
America and the world for Jesus --
Kingdoms at war.
Other Titles: Bill Bright and Campus Crusade for Christ
Responsibility: John G. Turner.
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Founded as a local college ministry in 1951, Campus Crusade for Christ has become one of the world's largest evangelical organizations, boasting of an annual budget of more than $500 million. This  Read more...

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