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A Fighting Parson

by Don Marquis

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11865604M
ISBN 101425478360
ISBN 109781425478360

Get this from a library! The fighting parson. [C H Gervais] -- "This play, done in three acts, is loosely based on the life of Reverend Leslie Spracklin, a Methodist minister, who was hired during Prohibition to fight the forces of rumrunners. His frenetic. It's in my character to have the last word first.' and so we are introduced to The Fighting Parson, a character based on the life of Methodist minister J.O.L. Spracklin who epitomized, more than any other figure during Prohibition, the dramatic confrontation between the forces of temperance and the rumrunners. With guns strapped to his belt, Spracklin wailed from the pulpit and roamed the streets, 5/5(1).

A boy comes to manhood --The parson begins his fight --The Overland Trail --A nation divided --Muster of the Colorado Volunteers --The rebel invasion --The advance south --The fight in Apache Canyon --The Battle of Glorieta --The rebel retreat --Terror on the plains --The raiders offer a truce --Battle at Sand Creek --History perverted --Pacification of the Cheyennes --The parson's fight ends.  The Fighting Parson: The Life of Reverend Leslie Spracklin (Canada’s Eliot Ness Reverend Spracklin was a gangster’s worst nightmare. Known to the press and public as the ‘Fighting Parson’, he and his handpicked squad of dry agents burst into the roadhouses of .

Frederick Hulton-Sams, known as the "fighting parson" for his boxing skills, he died in in World War I. His friends wrote a book about his experiences as a bush brother. John Hazlewood, Bishop of Ballarat; Barry Hunter, Bishop of Riverina; Hamish Jamieson, Bishop of Carpentaria and Bunbury; Lionel Renfrey, Dean of Adelaide. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for That dD Brownlow: Being a Saucy and Malicious Description of Fighting Parson William Gannaway Brownlow by Steve Humphrey (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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"The 'Fighting Parson' has endured the passage of time and changing interpretation and remains an enduring and scholarly work." —Tennessee Historical Quarterly "We should know Parson Brownlow. The successes and failures of his radicalism can instruct us in more constructive ways for our own time." —Knoxville News-Sentinel4/5(2).

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Spracklin who epitomized, more than any other figure during Prohibition, the dramatic confrontation between the forces of temperance and the rumrunners.3/5(20). One such account is that of the Farewell Sermon of the Fighting Parson of Shenandoah Valley, Peter Muhlenberg. The traditional version of Peter Muhlenberg’s farewell sermon, first shared by Muhlenberg’s great nephew, Henry A.

Muhlenberg Author: Michael Cecere. Willard Bean, the fighting parson book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Much has been written about Palmyra, the Sacred Grove an 2/5. Parson Brownlow was a circuit-riding Methodist minister, upstart journalist, and political activist who wielded a vitriolic tongue and pen in defense of both slavery and the Union.

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National Emergency Library. Top The Fighting Parson, the Biography of Colonel John M. Chivington Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Due to his fierce competitive nature, unwavering defense of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and never failing love for his fellow man, he became widely know as “The fighting Parson”.

Rebecca, while generally not preferring the attention, was as dedicated and steadfast. Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books. A British journalist and an author of numerous best-selling novels, Tony Parsons was born in in Romford, Essex. He is best known for writing novels concerning the troubles of men in their thirties.

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William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow (Aug – Ap ) was an American newspaper publisher, Methodist minister, book author, prisoner of war, lecturer, and politician.

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Saviour’s Church known as “the fighting parson.”.Genre/Form: Fiction Western stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Covert, Alice Lent, Fighting parson. New York: H.C. Kinsey, The Fighting Parson, a film starring Hoot Gibson; Theater. The Fighting Parson, a play by Marty Gervais based on the life of J O L Spracklin; Sports teams.

A former nicknamed used by University of Denver athletic teams; This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title The Fighting Parson.