The Cross and the Switchblade

The Cross and the Switchblade

A young preacher from the Pennsylvania hills comes to New York City and influences troubled teenagers with his inspirational message....

Title:The Cross and the Switchblade
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780515090253
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    The Cross and the Switchblade Reviews

  • Mike (the Paladin)

    Another book I read many, many years ago, and like many people I picked it up at a time of crisis in my own life. After reading this book I went so far as to contact Nicky Cruz who was starting his ow...

  • Olivia Humphrey

    I decided to read this book, because of the controversial religion in this book. Previously going to a religious school, i found this book would be a good read to experience a main male character, goi...

  • Elizabeth Dragina

    I read this when I was ten and I still remember every detail!! It is one of the coolest and most GOD POWERFUL stories ever. And you wanna know what the best part is!? It's all true!!...

  • Ram Alsrougi

    Although the book seems interesting for teenagers and brainwashed people, but I've never believed what the clergy ever say about anything....

  • Alan Smith

    As a non-Christian who dislikes being lectured about the supposed life-enriching joys of letting Jesus into your heart, I could logically be expected to loathe this book. To be fair, though, Wilkerson...

  • Dave

    When I was in college, I had a class on urbanization where we broke up into small groups. Each group was then assigned an inner-city neighborhood in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. My group was assigne...

  • Donna

    I have read this book several times since it was published and reread it again today.This book documents a walk of life probably closest to that of the early church that I have ever read. It is a stor...

  • Rissa Karina Burge

    CAREFUL in reading this book. It will trap you. This book is not about men. Instead, it's a book about the Holy Spirit in journeys of men. Firstly, the Spirit powerfully changed a journey of a preache...

  • Richard

    This was a Christian classic; a book to be found in any church library and one I owned and read as a teenager.I was both shocked and feeling old when I was drawn to this 60th anniversary edition of th...

  • Jody

    I have wanted to read this one for a long time but never seemed to be able to find it at book sales. After finally being able to read it I understand why some consider it a Christian classic. You may ...