By Marie W. Dallam
Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace based the United residence of Prayer for each person in Wareham, Massachusetts, in 1919. This charismatic church has been considered as essentially the most severe Pentecostal sects within the kingdom. as well as attention-getting maneuvers comparable to donning red fits with glitzy jewellery, buying excessive profile actual property, and undertaking baptisms in urban streets with a fireplace hose, the flowery Grace apparently authorised mammoth donations from his poverty-stricken fans and used the money to reside lavishly. It used to be assumed through many who Grace was once the charismatic glue that held his church jointly, and that when he was once long past the establishment could crumble. as an alternative, following his 1960 dying there has been a interval of misunderstanding, restructuring, and streamlining. this present day the home of Prayer continues to be an lively church with a countrywide club within the tens of thousands.
Daddy Grace: a celeb Preacher and His residence of Prayer heavily examines the spiritual nature of the home of Prayer, the size of Grace’s management suggestions, and the connections among his usually ostentatious acts and the intentional infrastructure of the home of Prayer. in addition, woven during the textual content are analyses of the race, category, and gender concerns appear in the home of Prayer constitution lower than Grace’s aegis.
Marie W. Dallam right here deals either a non secular heritage of the home of Prayer as an establishment and an highbrow heritage of its colourful and enigmatic leader.
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Daddy Grace: A Celebrity Preacher and His House of Prayer (Religion, Race, and Ethnicity) by Marie W. Dallam