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Aimee Semple McPherson

Religion (9-Oct-1890 — 27-Sep-1944)


Robert Bahr. Least of All Saints: The Story of Aimee Semple McPherson. iUniverse.Com. 2001. 340pp.

Edith L. Blumhofer. Aimee Semple McPherson: Everybody's Sister. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing. 1993. 431pp.

Daniel Mark Epstein. Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson. Harcourt Trade. 1994. 496pp.

Matthew Avery Sutton. Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America. Harvard University Press. 2007. 351pp.

Lately Thomas. Storming Heaven: The Lives and Turmoils of Minnie Kennedy and Aimee Semple McPherson. Morrow. 1970. 364pp.

Lately Thomas. The Vanishing Evangelist: The Aimee Semple McPherson Kidnapping Affair. Viking. 1959. 334pp.


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  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.949)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.679)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.491)

  8. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.299)

  9. Biographical Dictionary of American Cult and Sect Leaders (p.168)

  10. Twentieth Century Dictionary of Christian Biography (p.249)

  11. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.44)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.331)

  13. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.445)

  14. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.556)

  15. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.325)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.96)

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