Description or summary of the book: 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 1924 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. But the thinly veiled criticism in the press turned to sensational acclaim when Eric entered-and won-a race for which he was completely untrained, finishing a full five meters ahead of the favorite.He was a celebrity, but the faith which had inspired his courageous stand stirred in him again, and at the height of his fame he announced that he was leaving athletics to return as a missionary to the land of his birth, China. This story of 'God's Athlete' makes for exciting reading.From renowned Scottish athlete to missionary in China.
Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H58M40S
Other categories, genre or collection: Christian Mission & Evangelism, Biography: General, Biography: Religious & Spiritual, Christian Life & Practice
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