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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 200 pages
  • Publisher: SmileyBooks; Har/Com edition (August 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1401929621
  • ISBN-13: 978-1401929626
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 7 x 6.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #607,669 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, co-founder of the Progressive National Baptist Convention with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has been called one of the best preachers in America and one of 12 greatest preachers in the English-speaking world by Newsweek. At age 30, he became the pastor of Concord Baptist Church—and nearly 13,000 people joined during his tenure. Dr. Taylor has preached around the globe, holds over 100 honorary degrees and countless awards, and has taught at the country’s most esteemed institutions and divinity schools. Leadership, Christian Century, Time, Newsweek, Christianity Today, The New York Times, Newsday, and Ebony have recognized his contributions. In 2000, Dr. Taylor received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, presented by President William Jefferson Clinton.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Troy of AALBC . com on February 15, 2013
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Despite being born the grandson of slaves in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on June 18, 1918, Gardner Calvin Taylor earned degrees from Leland College and Oberlin Graduate School of Theology before becoming the legendary pastor of Brooklyn's Concord Baptist Church at the age of 30. And over the course of his enduring career there, he earned a reputation as one of the best preachers in the nation. During the Civil Rights Movement, he also served as a mentor and confidant to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,

Faith in the Fire: Wisdom for Life, an enlightening opus distilling Dr. Taylor's insights on a variety of subjects ranging from love to God to race to politics to motherhood to family.

For example, the author muses about the prospect for a Second Coming of Christ, suggesting that, upon His return, Jesus, "would be assassinated, lynched, or, if you prefer, crucified as before."

Thought provoking pearls of wisdom from the Poet Laureate of Progressive Protestantism.

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Any book or writings that highlights the wisdom and thoughts of Dr. Gardner Calvin Taylor is a jewel worthy of reading. This book Faith In The Fire Wisdom for life is an example of Dr. Taylor's rare gift of mind; and one that is fading in the sunset of day. How fortunate is anyone who takes the time to read the writings of Dr. Taylor. Thank you Dr. Taylor for allowing your readers to peak into the eternal trues of your wisdom. Rev. Darius A. Smith, Baltimore, Maryland
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Dr. Taylor does not hide his own struggles through the many years of faith and ministry! The level of transparency serves to offer to the reader even greater depths of wisdom and counsel for the reader. This book is a rare treasure from a rare giant in the Kingdom!
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