Aimee Semple McPherson Resigns Ordination

Aimee Semple McPherson Resigns Ordination

McPherson with her "Gospel car" (1918)
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After a sensational divorce, American evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson resigns her Assemblies of God ordination.

Founder of the Foursquare Church, Aimee Semple McPherson is a pioneer in America in the use of modern media technology, especially the radio.

McPherson is able to use the growing popularity of radio as a form of entertainment to inject her own religious sermons and ideas into popular American culture.

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