John R. Rice
Dr. John R. Rice
was a Baptist evangelist
who was influential within the fundamentalist
movement of Protestant Christianity
. He was born on December 11, 1895 in Cooke County, Texas
, and passed away on December 29, 1980 in Murfreesboro
Dr. Rice is best known as the founder and publisher of The Sword of the Lord newspaper, and as the author of the book Prayer: Asking and Receiving.