New PDF release: Days of Fire and Glory: The Rise and Fall of a Charismatic

By Julia Duin

In 1986, Julia Duin moved to Houston because the new faith author for the Houston Chronicle. She visited the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Houston’s blighted East finish and fell in love with itsgorgeous track and charismatic worship. After she met Graham Pulkingham, the spellbinding priest who had led Redeemer right into a strong renewal beginning in 1964, Duin turned confident the realm had to be aware of the storyof this immensely proficient guy and the church that used to be half-inspired, but half-haunted through its illustrious prior. yet as she all started investigating Redeemer, a few humans all started caution her there has been a darker historical past behindPulkingham that few humans knew. In Days of fireside and Glory, Duin, now an award-winning journalist, finds the main points of the scandal that rocked the charismatic and Christian group routine, let alone theEpiscopal Church. via deft storytelling and meticulous examine (including 182 interviews), she offers a desirable portrait of the wonderful days of the renewal and its sister hobbies inside of Catholic and pentecostalchurches; days while the Spirit’s fireplace did fall and lots of in the child boomer new release have been interested in God.

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