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Apparent Danger: The Pastor of America's First Megachurch and the Texas Murder Trial of the Decade in the 1920s

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by David Stokes

David Stokes has written a book that is both entertaining and informative. Entertaining, as are all well-written true crime tales. And informative, about an important figure in American history a man who touched the lives of everyone from Herbert Hoover … see full wiki

Author: David Stokes
Genre: History
Publisher: Bascom Hill Books
2 reviews about Apparent Danger: The Pastor of America's...
review by . May 21, 2010
This book is about a man that was fiery, controversial and a fundamentalist preacher that operated in Forth Worth, Texas with a radio network that went to many states. J. Frank Norris was the preacher and in his life he was separately indicted for arson and murder. He was pastor of what was arguably the first megachurch in America; his influence was broad and deep. It is amazing to think that he gunned down a man in his church and yet his ministry did not suffer to any great extent. Norris lived …
review by . April 10, 2010
Stokes, David. "Apparent Danger: The Pastor of America's First Megachurch and the Texas Murder Trial of the Decade in the 1920s", Bascom Hill Books, 2010.    An In-Depth Study    Amos Lassen    I was an undergraduate history major and I remember so well one of my professors who told us that history was the telling of stories. That is exactly what David Stokes does here in "Apparent Danger". He takes a historical incident, checks all of …
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