Days of Fire and Glory: The Rise and Fall of a Charismatic by Julia Duin

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 grew to become confident the area had to comprehend the storyof this immensely talented guy and the church that was once half-inspired, but half-haunted by way of its illustrious prior. yet as she all started investigating Redeemer, a few humans begun caution her there has been a darker background behindPulkingham that few humans knew. In Days of fireside and Glory, Duin, now an award-winning journalist, unearths the main points of the scandal that rocked the charismatic and Christian group activities, let alone theEpiscopal Church. via deft storytelling and meticulous examine (including 182 interviews), she presents a desirable portrait of the fantastic days of the renewal and its sister routine inside of Catholic and pentecostalchurches; days whilst the Spirit’s fireplace did fall and plenty of in the child boomer iteration have been interested in God.

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