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Eric Liddell: Pure Gold

A New Biography of the Olympic Champion Who Inspired Chariots of Fire

by David McCasland

  • 130 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Discovery House Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious,
  • Sports - General,
  • Liddell, Eric,,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Scotland,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Runners (Sports),
  • Missionaries,
  • 1902-1945,
  • Biography,
  • China

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8737067M
    ISBN 101572930519
    ISBN 109781572930513
    OCLC/WorldCa46777476

    Eric Liddell was born to run. With his physical abilities came honor and fame-highlighted by a gold medal in the meter dash at the Paris Olympics. But it was another race that really mattered to Eric Liddell-the race of life described in the book of Hebrews: Let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith.   Eric Liddell: Pure Gold is a stirring and detailed biography of the life of the Olympic Champion and missionary, Eric Liddell, who inspired the film Chariots of n by David McCasland and published in by Discovery House Publishers, this book explores, in depth, the life and death of this extraordinary man of God.

    The Liddell Family in Back Row: Eric, Rob. Front Row: Jenny, Ernest, Mrs Liddell. Eric Henry Liddell was born on 16th January in Tientsin (Tianjin) I North China, second son of the Rev. & Mrs. James Dunlop Liddell who were missionaries with the London Mission Society. He was educated from to at Eltham College, Blackheath, a. Find books like Eric Liddell: Pure Gold: A New Biography of the Olympic Champion Who Inspired Chariots of Fire from the world’s largest community of rea.

    - Buy Eric Liddell: Pure Gold: The Olympic Champion Who Inspired Chariots of Fire book online at best prices in India on Read Eric Liddell: Pure Gold: The Olympic Champion Who Inspired Chariots of Fire book reviews & author details and more at Reviews: It was a month or two ago that Maranatha Baptist University professor David Saxon and his wife Jamie recommended a biography of Eric Liddell, Pure Gold by David McCasland. I quickly found a used copy and added it to my Must Read stack. Here’s the story in a nutshell. When Liddell won the gold medal in , the world was his oyster/5(66).


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Author David McCasland has created a tremendously moving, incredibly researched and detailed account of the life of Eric Liddell. "Pure Gold" is so much more than a simple biography. It is really more of a testament to Liddell's faith and the impact it had then on so many disparate people/5(74).

This is a wonderful book, which chronicles the life and ministry of Eric Liddell, one of the greatest athletes of the first half of the twentieth century.

About a third of the volume covers much of the same ground as the movie "Chariots of Fire," (minus the story of sprinter Harold Abrahams), and details Liddell's world-record setting and gold medal winning performance in the meter race at the /5(51).

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Eric Liddell Book Summary: One of the greatest heroes of the Cross in this centuryEric Liddell, hero of the film Chariots of Fire, risked becoming a national disgrace at the Paris Olympics when he refused to run on a Sunday. Disqualifying himself from the finals, Britain's hope of a medal was sacrificed as well.

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Books; Eric Liddell: Pure Gold × Eric Liddell: Pure Gold. by David McCasland. $ Format: Softcover; Length: pages; Add To Cart. Product Description. With a strong commitment to the Lord and a willingness to surrender everything to Him, Eric Liddell chose to lay aside Olympic fame to influence the youth of China for Christ.

Author David Price: $ Eric Liddell’s admirably practical guide to discipleship is as relevant today as it was for those who first read it in manuscript – his fellow prisoners in the wartime Japanese camp where he eventually died.

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(In the black and white photo, that’s the real Eric Liddell in his gold medal winning m final at the Olympics.). David McCasland is a contributor to Our Daily Bread and the author of Eric Liddell: Pure Gold and Oswald Chambers: Abandoned to God, which won the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Gold Medallion for biography.

He and his wife live in Colorado.5/5(1).