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Political Disciple: The Relationship Between James A. Garfield And The Disciples Of Christ, Jerry Rushford Aug 1977

Political Disciple: The Relationship Between James A. Garfield And The Disciples Of Christ, Jerry Rushford

Churches of Christ Heritage Center

James A. Garfield (1831-1881), the only preacher to ever occupy the White House, was a product of the profound social, intellectual and religious ferment of the early decades of the nineteenth century which produced the American religious movement known as the Disciples of Christ. The first fifty years of Disciple history closely paralleled Garfield’s life. The purpose of this study is to focus on the intimate Garfield-Disciples relationship, and to show its reciprocal nature. Garfield was helped by Disciples in the building of a political base (he won ten consecutive elections in the Western Reserve), and they in turn ...


Faith Was His Fortune: The Life Story Of George Pepperdine, Bill Youngs Jan 1976

Faith Was His Fortune: The Life Story Of George Pepperdine, Bill Youngs

Churches of Christ Heritage Center

This biography builds on and updates Faith is my Fortune by Richard Clark and Jack Bates. George Pepperdine (1886-1962) was the founder of Western Auto Supply and, later, Pepperdine University in Southern California. Pepperdine was a noted businessman, philanthropist, and a lifelong member of Churches of Christ.


"The Apollos Of The West": The Life Of John Allen Gano, Jerry Rushford May 1972

"The Apollos Of The West": The Life Of John Allen Gano, Jerry Rushford

Churches of Christ Heritage Center

The purpose of this thesis is the presentation of the life of John Allen Gano, a man important in the history of both early Kentucky and the Restoration Movement. Research toward that end resulted in the recovery of many important documents concerning the period. Basic materials are his own writings, whether in his “Biographical Notebook,” his frequent letters to the Millennial Harbinger, or that found reported to or copied in other brotherhood papers. In addition, a wealth of secondary sources are utilized to complete the overall picture of his life and times.

Information gathered from primary and secondary sources is ...


Faith Is My Fortune: A Life Story Of George Pepperdine, Richard L. Clark, Jack Ward Bates Jan 1962

Faith Is My Fortune: A Life Story Of George Pepperdine, Richard L. Clark, Jack Ward Bates

Churches of Christ Heritage Center

This memoir, dictated to the authors by George Pepperdine, is subtitled “actual experiences, business success and reverses, stewardship and philanthropy, which have proved that strong religious faith is a greater fortune, more to be desired than riches, or any other assets.” This is the story of George Pepperdine (1886-1962), founder of Western Auto Supply and, later, Pepperdine University in Southern California. Pepperdine was a noted businessman, philanthropist, and a lifelong member of Churches of Christ.


Prayer: An Examination Of The Scriptures As To The Rules And Purposes Pertaining To This Part Of The Divine Worship, Hyram Pharris Jan 1893

Prayer: An Examination Of The Scriptures As To The Rules And Purposes Pertaining To This Part Of The Divine Worship, Hyram Pharris

Churches of Christ Heritage Center

Authored by Hyram Pharris of Gainesboro, Tennessee.