For the glory : Eric Liddell's journey from Olympic champion to modern martyr / Duncan Hamilton.
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- ISBN: 9780399565816
- ISBN: 0399565817
- ISBN: 9780399565830
- ISBN: 0399565833
- Physical Description: 11 audio discs (13 hr., 42 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape, 
- Copyright: ℗2016
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Nicholas Guy Smith.
|Summary, etc.:|| Many people will remember Eric Liddell as the Olympic gold medalist from the Academy Award winning film 'Chariots of Fire'. Famously, Liddell would not run on Sunday because of his strict observance of the Christian sabbath, and so he did not compete in his signature event, the 100 meters, at the 1924 Paris Olympics. He was the greatest sprinter in the world at the time, and his choice not to run was ridiculed by the British Olympic committee, his fellow athletes, and most of the world press. Yet Liddell triumphed in a new event, winning the 400 meters in Paris. Liddell ran--and lived--for the glory of his God. After winning gold, he dedicated himself to missionary work. He travelled to China to work in a local school and as a missionary. He married and had children there. By the time he could see war on the horizon, Liddell put Florence, his pregnant wife, and children on a boat to Canada, while he stayed behind, his conscience compelling him to stay among the Chinese.
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