Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America by Matthew Avery Sutton

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Aimee Semple McPherson was the most flamboyant and controversial minister in the United States between the world wars, building a successful megachurch, a mass media empire, and eventually a political career to resurrect what she believed was America's Christian heritage. Sutton's definitive study reveals the woman as a trail-blazing pioneer, her life marking the beginning of Pentecostalism's advance to the mainstream of American culture.
 

About Matthew Avery Sutton

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Matthew Avery Sutton is Associate Professor of History at the College of Liberal Arts, Washington State University.
 
Published June 30, 2009 by Harvard University Press. 416 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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