The world of fundamentalist, evangelical Christianity is fairly insular, with knowledge tending to be concentrated in pockets like church congregations and Bible colleges.

Appleman is very well known and remembered in some circles, the same ones where John R. Rice and Jack Hyles are celebrated figures.

Here’s one mention of Appleman’s influence on Graham that I’ve been able to come up with.


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