Shelf Life: The Cross & the Switchblade

CrossSwitchblade film posterA Christian classic? Of its time? Margaret talks about the influence on her as a teenager of David Wilkerson’s 1962 book, The Cross and the Switchblade. The book is an account of Wilkerson’s work with street gangs and drug addicts in New York.

Listen to Margaret and the rest of the team at 35.28 mins in the Feb podcast as they deliberate whether the book should be placed on our special Shelf Life of specialness.

The image above is from the 1970 film starring Pat Boone and below is the slightly lurid comic mentioned by Darren, also from the 1970’s.

CrossSwitchblade comic

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