David Edwin Harrell

June 1 . 2010

To many, Pat Robertson is little more than a Christian charlatan whose intemperate remarks on diverting hurricanes and divine healings are a symptom of religiosity gone bad. David Edwin Harrell, a retired professor at  Auburn University, is convinced otherwise. His biography, Pat Robertson, portrays the religious broadcaster as a centrist within the Pentecostal movement and a major player to spread American Christianity around the world.