Despite his flaws, Billy Graham is a model for Christian life and ministry, says an expert in Christian history who is writing a book about the renowned evangelist.
This talk was given at Duke Divinity School Laity Weekend on April 24, 2009. Click on the button to hear the audio.
Grant Wacker, professor of Christian history at Duke Divinity School, talks about Billy Graham’s long career -- and why he only once ate dinner alone with a woman other than his wife.
He is working on a book, under contract with Harvard University Press, to be called "Billy Graham and the Shaping of Modern America."
Wacker is the co-editor or author of six books, including “Heaven Below: Early Pentecostals and American Culture.” He is a former president of the American Society of Church History and has served as a senior editor of the quarterly journal Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture. He is a lay member of Orange United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill, N.C.