Billy Graham’s Legacy

21 Mar

A photograph shows Franklin and Billy Graham sitting together in stadium seats.

When Billy Graham died on February 21, 2018, the media response was immediate, heartfelt, and deeply contentious. In the rush of articles and social media postings, scholars and journalists debated Graham’s legacy, both for evangelicals and for the world at large.

So begins historian Melani McAlister’s concise overview of recent assessments of the late Billy Graham. You may read her entire essay at the Organization of American Historian’s Process site here.

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