The Billy Graham Episode

Billy Graham

Billy Graham, with his film star good looks and his baritone voice, seemed to be everywhere in postwar America—the confidant of presidents, and the closest the nation came to having a national pastor.  At a time when we often think of religion as in decline in the West, Billy Graham embodied a self-confident, even glamorous Christian faith. He sold Jesus as other people sold vacuum cleaners. And for him, a Christian faith fed the wells of his boundless patriotism and anti-communism. So who was Billy Graham and how should we assess his legacy? In this episode, Adam talks to Uta Balbier and Grant Wacker to find out.

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