: One of the greatest heroes of the Cross in this century Eric 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 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.

Condition: Good                                         Publisher: Bethany House Publishers

Format: Paperback                                    ISBN: 1-55661-150-1

Author: Catherine Swift                           Publication Year: 1990

Language: English                                       Our Price: 3.50                                                                                                                        Qty: 6

Eric Liddell (Men of Faith)