One of the many reasons why I love Billy Graham:
I thought the Reinhold Niebuhr reference at the end was interesting. For those who don’t know, Niebuhr criticized Graham for preaching a too simplistic gospel, not in tune with modern sensibilities.
Also of interest, Billy Graham was subject to gross libel from Christopher Hitchens on C-SPAN last year. Here’s an adept rebuttal from TIME magazine with great insight into the character of Rev. Graham:
We need more Grahams. Men who can speak grace and truth, truth in love. Check out my post http://anuncommongrace.wordpress.com/2008/03/04/cash-got-grace/
where i speak on Johnny cash and Billy Graham’s friendship. Let me know what you think.