Billy Sunday

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United States evangelist (1862-1935)

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Billy Sunday came into Des Moines for a seven-week revival in November of 1914, at the height of his prominence.
Yet by 1918, the Billy Sunday revival had to accommodate a new order of female engagement with public culture.
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Except this is where he meets Billy Sunday (Robert De Niro), a bigot who's determined `a coloured' will fail his class.
His book thus takes up the argument around several important works: Insurgent Mexico and Ten Days That Shook The World, his war correspondence on the European Front in 1915, and shorter essays such as the sketch of Billy Sunday during his Philadelphia religious crusade.
Chicago has been called the "city of the big shoulders," "hog butcher for the world, tool maker," "stacker of wheat," and that "toddlin' town even Billy Sunday couldn't shut down.
Charles Kingsley in Great Britain and the American Billy Sunday preached a Christianity that was supposed to replace the sentimental and emotional aspects of Christian devotion with masculine and muscular values.
His "from the pew" observations of Billy Sunday, Aimee Semple McPherson, and Jennings Bryan found that they differed, at bottom, only in the "flabbergasting caterwauling" of their preaching.
Pierson, Charles Fuller, Billy Sunday, Billy Graham, Machen and McIntire, Clyde Taylor, Harold Ockenga, Henrietta Mears, Carl Henry, Leighton Ford, Bill Bright, Jerry Falwell, and Pat Robertson.
A popular song from the day asserted that Ford was a great evangelist, because his cars had shaken more hell out of folks than even the famous fire-and-brimstone preacher, Billy Sunday.
The reader often loses track of who is speaking, whether it is the literary effusions of Billy Sunday or Roger Bruns, so much does the author share Sunday's penchant for hyperbole.
Preacher Billy Sunday and Big-Time American Evangelism.
With Robert De Niro as his prejudiced superior officer, Billy Sunday, Brashear overcomes seemingly impossible obstacles to realise his dreams.
Billy Sunday - Jews, Catholics and racial minorities.
The film follows Brashear from his humble beginnings in 1940s Kentucky to life in the US Navy, and run-ins with prejudiced superior officer Master Chief Billy Sunday (De Niro).