Eric Liddell (Men of Faith Series)

By: Swift, Catherine

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Very Good Condition: Unmarked, clean, tight binding, no spine crease. Very minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used mass market size paperback book copy of Eric Liddell: The Scottish Hero of the 1924 Paris Olympics Whose Story Was Portrayed in Chariots of Fire by Catherine Swift. Men of Faith series.Minneapolis MN: Bethany House Publishers, 1990. 176 pages, 7 x 4-3/8 inches, 18 cm. From the back cover: He was a celebrity, but the faith which had inspired his courageous stand stirred in him again, and at the height of his fame he announced that he was leaving athletics to return as a missionary to the land of his birth, China.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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One of the greatest heroes of the Cross in this centuryEric Liddell, hero of the film Chariots of Fire, risked becoming a national disgrace at the 1924 Paris Olympics when he refused to run on a Sunday. Disqualifying himself from the finals, Britain's hope of a medal was sacrificed as well. But the thinly veiled criticism in the press turned to sensational acclaim when Eric entered--and won--a race for which he was completely untrained, finishing a full five meters ahead of the favorite.He was a celebrity, but the faith which had inspired his courageous stand stirred in him again, and at the height of his fame he announced that he was leaving athletics to return as a missionary to the land of his birth, China. This story of "God's Athlete" makes for exciting reading.From renowned Scottish athlete to missionary in China.

Title: Eric Liddell (Men of Faith Series)

Author/Composer: Swift, Catherine

Categories: Biography/Memoir,

Publisher: Bethany House Publishers: 1990-07-01

ISBN Number: 1556611501

ISBN Number 13: 9781556611506

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Mass Market Paperback

Seller ID: 010163

Keywords: Books in Print, Christian Biography, Christian Athletes, Missionaries, China, Eric Liddell, Men of Faith Series, Catherine Swift, Scottish Missionaries, 1556611501,