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By 1987 Swaggart was one of the most popular video preachers in the world, with a weekly television audience of 2.1 million in the US and a worldwide audience of millions more in 143 countries

  • Swaggart: The Unauthorized Biography Of An American Evangelist available on February 25 2015 from Indigo for 41.95
  • Swaggart available on February 04 2015 from Buy for 29.95
  • ISBN bar code 9780826412904 ξ1 registered April 10 2016
  • ISBN bar code 9780826412904 ξ2 registered February 20 2015
  • ISBN bar code 9780826412904 ξ3 registered February 04 2015
  • Product category is Book

  • # 978082641290

But then, in a cheerless motel west of New Orleans, Jimmy''s life and ministry took a calamitous turn. This the tale of the rise of two intimately linked colossi of the American century: Pentecostalism, the fastest growing religious movement in the world, and its "evil twin", Rock ''n'' Roll. A major theme of the book is how the religious ecstasy of Pentecostalism - the rousing music, the speaking in tongues, the reception of the Spirit - combined with its severe sexual repression leads to the kind of furtive acting out that brought down not only Jimmy Swaggart but also other evangelists. It is the story, too, of the rapid rise of the Religious Right, with its competing personalities and ideologies. In the end, the author sees Jimmy as a victim - like many others - of a primitive faith colliding with the forces of the late 20th century fame.

    ^ Swaggart : The Unauthorized Biography of an American Evangelist by Ann Rowe Seaman (2001, Paperback) (revised Jun 2016)
    ^ Swaggart: The Unauthorized Biography Of An American Evangelist Indigo. (revised Feb 2015)
    ^ Swaggart Buy. (revised Feb 2015)

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