Lloyd C. Douglas was the 12th Senior Minister at The First Congregational Church of Akron. He served from 1921 to 1926 before moving to Los Angeles. While in Akron, Lloyd C. Douglas was described as the city’s most important citizen and innovator.
Lloyd C. Douglas wrote 18 books of which his two most famous were Magnificent Obsession and The Robe. They were also made into motion pictures.
1921 Wanted – A Congregation
1925 The Minister’s Everyday Life
1926 These Sayings of Mine
1927 Those Disturbing Miracles
1929 Magnificent Obsession*
1932 Forgive Us our Trespasses
1933 Precious Jeopardy
1934 Green Light*
1935 Home For Christmas
1936 White Banners*
1939 Disputed Passage*
1939 Dr. Hudson’s Secret Journal +
1940 Invitation to Live
1942 The Robe*
1948 The Big Fisherman*
1951 Time to Remember #
1952 The Shape of Sunday – Virginia Douglas
Dawson and Betty Douglas Wilson memories of life with their parents.
1955 The Living Faith – collection of
Douglas’s sermons, edited by his daughters.
+ TV Show