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Saintly Billy

Bill Naughton

Saintly Billy

a Catholic boyhood

by Bill Naughton

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naughton, Bill -- Biography.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBill Naughton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6027.A9Z/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(192)p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22522368M
    ISBN 100192826549

      The hymn’s use of the language of the King James Version of the Bible, its reminder of the freighted spiritual significance of saintly women (usually slightly in the background), as also its quintessentially evangelical mixture of Christocentric self-resignation and spiritual self-assertion—all of these are pure Billy Graham.


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