Please note: This title is a required book for Gray LLATL program, as it is used in one of the four-book studies.
Eric Liddell, the hero of the classic film Chariots of Fire, risked becoming a national disgrace at the 1924 Paris Olympics when he refused to run on a Sunday. But the thinly veiled criticism in the press turned to sensational acclaim when Eric entered – and won – a race for which he was completely untrained, finishing a full five metres ahead of the favourite. At the height of his fame, he announced his intention to return to China as a missionary. Inspiring reading about “God’s Athlete”!