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The Tragedy of Compromise

by Ernest Pickering

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1George Marsden, Reforming Fundamentalism, p. 167. back to article

2Doug Reed, "Billy Graham: Maturing Leader," Asheville (N.C.) Citizen Times, 19 October 1958. back to article

3Personal correspondence from Billy Graham to Dr. Bob Jones, Jr., and Dr. Bob Jones Sr., 16 January 1947 and 23 October 1950. back to article

4Robert Shuler, editor Methodist Challenge, October 1957. back to article

5Letter from Billy Graham to Tom Malone, cited in Sword of the Lord, 17 May 1957, p. 11. back to article

6"Billy Graham," Time, 20 March 1950, pp. 72-73. back to article

7Martin Marty, "Reflections on Graham by a Former Grump," Christianity Today, 18 November 1988, pp. 24-25. back to article

8Letter from Joseph A. Brazeal to Greenville (S.C.) News, 5 May 1986. back to article

9Robert Shuler, editor, The Methodist Challenge, October 1957. back to article

10Billy Graham, letter to Executive Committee, New York Crusade, 1951. back to article

11News item, U.S. News and World Report, 27 September 1957. back to article

12Christian Life, September 1957, p. 25. back to article

13Wilfred Bockelman, "A Lutheran Looks at Billy Graham," Lutheran Standard, 10 October 1961. back to article

14Gerald Kennedy, God's Good News, p. 125. back to article

15News report, Baptist Bible Tribune, 8 March 1963. back to article

16"Billy Graham at the NCC Assembly," Christian Beacon, 5 January 1967. back to article

17Merle Hull, "U.S. Congress on Evangelism," Baptist Bulletin, November 1969, p. 11. back to article

18Ibid. back to article

19"New Liberal Mood Is Found Among Fundamentalist Protestants," New York Times, 14 September 1969. back to article

20M. H. Reynolds, Jr., "The Muddy Water of Mainstream Evangelical Thought," October 1969. back to article

21Christianity Today, 31 December 1977, p. 37. back to article

22"Candid Conversation with the Evangelist." Christianity Today, 17 July 1981, p. 23. back to article

23Malcom Watt, "Mission England: Is It Scriptural?" Bible League Quarterly, January-March 1984, p. 21. back to article

24William Petersen, "The Mission in England," Evangelical Newsletter, 10 August 1984, p. 4. back to article

25From Ecumenical Press Service, cited in Christian Beacon, 7 August 1986, p. 4. back to article

26"Inside Washington," Human Events, 22 May 1982, pp. 5-6. back to article

27M. Stanton Evans, "The Brainwashing of Billy Graham," Human Events, 5 June 1982, p. 7. back to article

28Ibid. back to article

29M. H. Reynolds, Jr., "Mikhail Gorbachev and Billy Graham," Foundation, September 1988, p. 4. back to article

30Edward Plowman, "Graham Joins Russian Church Festivities," Christianity Today, 15 July 1988, p. 49. back to article

31"My Role Is to Bring Peace and Understanding," USA Today, 15 May 1985. back to article

32Open letter from Billy Graham, "Separation or Fellowship." back to article

33Editorial, "Theology, Evangelism, Ecumenism," Christianity Today, 20 January 1958, p. 20. back to article

34"New Evangelical Churches Promoting Ecumenical Spirit," Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 28 May 1989. back to article

35Ibid. back to article

36"Reuniting the Flock," U.S. News and World Report, 4 March 1991, p. 50. back to article

37William Ward Ayer, letter to the editor, United Evangelical Action, 15 June 1958. back to article

38Carl Henry, "Firm on the Fundamentals," Christianity Today, 18 November 1988, p. 19. back to article

39"Taking the World's Temperature," Christianity Today, 13 September 1977, p. 17. back to article

40John Sheerin, "Dialogue With Evangelicals Like Billy Graham," The Catholic World, June 1965, pp. 158-59. back to article

41Letter to Mr. Julius Taylor from the Rev. Cuthbert E. Allen, Executive Vice President, Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, North Carolina. back to article

42Watt, p. 36. back to article

43Testimony by Jaffet Perez, published in Baptist Examiner, 16 May 1964, p. 1. back to article

44W. R. White, "Modern Pharisees and Sadducees," Baptist Standard, 2 July 1958, p. 5. back to article

45From "City Temple Tidings," quoted in Banner of Truth, May-June 1966, p. 2. back to article

46Billy Graham, "Fellowship and Separation," Decision, August 1961, p. 14. back to article

47Letter by Billy Graham, published in Herald of His Coming, 23 November 1956, p. 8. back to article

48James Bennett, "Supplementary Statement of James Bennett," 1954. back to article

49Donald K. Campbell, "Galatians," Bible Knowledge Commentary, 2:591. back to article

The Tradedy of Compromise. ByErnest Pickering. ©1994. BJU Press. Reproduction prohibited. This work is available for purchase at the Bob Jones University Campus Store (phone: 1-800-252-1927; web address:

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