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God, Harlem U.S.A.: The Father Divine Story

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How did an African-American man born in a ghetto in 1879 rise to such religious prominence that his followers addressed letters to him simply "God, Harlem U.S.A."?

Using hitherto unknown materials, Jill Watts portrays the life and career of one of the twentieth century's most intriguing religious leaders, Father Divine. Starting as an itinerant preacher, Father Divine built...more
Paperback, 249 pages
Published February 13th 1995 by University of California Press (first published December 11th 1991)
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Very well researched... If you're looking for more on Father Divine and Philadelphia, don't miss the James Earl Jones cameo on the made for TV film about Jim Jones.
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oh, come now, there have been worse cult leaders. HAVENT THERE?!?!?!
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