Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson / Edition 1

Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson / Edition 1

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by Daniel Mark Epstein
     
 

Sister Aimee was a scamp in school, a young widow in China, and a neurotic housewife in Rhode Island, but when the Lord spoke to her, she accepted her ministry and began preaching. This book “fills a significant gap in the history of revivalism” (New York Times Book Review). Photographs.
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Sister Aimee was a scamp in school, a young widow in China, and a neurotic housewife in Rhode Island, but when the Lord spoke to her, she accepted her ministry and began preaching. This book “fills a significant gap in the history of revivalism” (New York Times Book Review). Photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156000932
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
06/28/1994
Series:
Harvest Book Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
590,000
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

1The Early Years
Mount Forest, Ontario, 19153
Aimee's Parents5
Childhood Memories14
School Days20
Rebellion29
First Love40
Conversion47
Marriage54
China64
The Old-time Power76
Mount Forest, 191579
Triumph86
2Her Rise to Fame
Corona, New York, 191695
A Miraculous Healing106
Fame114
The Gypsy Life126
Philadelphia, 1918135
California146
Baltimore, 1919154
3The Healing Touch
Washington, D.C., 1920177
The Rising Tide184
California, 1921201
The Great Campaigns215
The First Abduction241
4The Temple
New Year's, 1923247
At Home in Los Angeles, 1924259
Scandal282
Kidnapped296
Vindication315
Aimee vs. Minnie, 1927322
The Crash338
5The Final Years
Attar of Roses355
The Commissary369
Show Business383
Sharing the Stage, L.A., 1935390
Sanctuary416
Epilogue439
Notes441
Bibliography459
Index of Biblical Passages and References471
Chronology of Aimee Semple McPherson473

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