SUNDAY, William Ashley, Billy


SUNDAY, William Ashley, Billy
(1862-1935)
   American REVIVALIST and FUNDAMENTALIST leader who opposed the theory of EVOLUTION and strongly advocated the TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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