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Prayers from a mother's heart
Graham, Ruth Bell.
Publication Information:
Nashville, Tenn. : T. Nelson Publishers, [1999]

Physical Description:
126 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
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BV4847 .P73 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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A beautiful collection of prayers author Ruth Bell Graham arranged.

Author Notes

Ruth Bell Graham was born in Qingjiang, Kiangsu, China on June 10, 1920 to medical missionaries. When she was 17-years-old, she returned to the United States to attend Wheaton College in Illinois where she met future Evangelist Billy Graham. They married on August 13, 1943. Though married to a famous Baptist minister, she remained a Presbyterian and often taught Sunday school classes.

She wrote her first book, Our Christmas Story, in 1959. She went on to author or co-author 13 other books, including Footprints of a Pilgrim and collections of poetry. In 1996, she and her husband were jointly awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. She helped establish the Ruth and Billy Graham Children's Health Center Foundation and the Billy Graham Training Center. She died on June 14, 2007 following a long illness.

(Bowker Author Biography) She is the child of missionary parents, wife of world-renowned evangelist Billy Graham, mother of five children, grandmother of nineteen and great grandmother to a growing number. Her hometown is Montreat, North Carolina.

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Library Journal Review

This collection, assembled and partly written by the wife of popular preacher Billy Graham, demonstrates the sweeter side of her husband's conservative Christianity, featuring prayers of encouragement and strength aimed especially, though not exclusively, at mothers. Each prayer is faced with a painting or illustration by sentimental Victorian artist Helen Allingham, whose pleasing style has fallen into undeserved neglect. This gift book is certain to command wide attention owing to the fame and popularity of the Grahams. For collections where evangelical writings are requested. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.