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A Lover's Quarrel: An Autobiography by Leroy Garrett

By Leroy Garrett

Few figures in church buildings of Christ have had extra influence—or been surrounded via extra controversy—than Leroy Garrett. For over fifty years, Leroy and his spouse Ouida have ministered in church buildings everywhere in the nation, either in individual, and by way of their periodical, recovery Review.

Now, Dr. Garrett has set down his personal tale in his personal words:

". . . And what used to be the quarrel approximately? Freedom! i used to be urging my church to affix me in a pilgrimage of freedom. Freedom from sectarianism, legalism and obscurantism. Freedom to completely embody the grace of God, and to be joyfully convinced of our salvation..."

Starting along with his humble beginnings on a hardscrabble farm close to Dallas, carrying on with via a individual educational profession at many of the nation's so much prestigious universities, and chronicling his sometimes-stormy dating together with his brothers and sisters in church buildings of Christ, Dr. Garrett offers a full of life and heartwarming testimonial to the sturdiness of affection and the ability of grace, even amid discord.

"Thank you, pricey Leroy, for lights the trail. may well you but have decades to determine the end result of your hard work. whilst the time comes so you might move that River, please depart your torch at the back of. we'd like it to discover our way." –from the Preface via Allen Dennis, Ph.D., Professor of heritage, Troy kingdom collage, Troy, AL.

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