Book Reviews of Eric Liddell (Men of Faith)

Eric Liddell (Men of Faith)
Eric Liddell - Men of Faith
Author: Catherine Swift
ISBN-13: 9781556611506
ISBN-10: 1556611501
Publication Date: 7/1/1990
Pages: 176
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.

4.4 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
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Eric 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 couragous 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 inspiring reading. (back cover)
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in good shape...great book..fantastic life of Mr. Liddell (Chariots of Fire guy)a few dog ears
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Brand new..never read. Supposed to be good. Went with my LLATL, I think!