Evangelical Echoes (40 images)
Jesus met George Floyd at Echo Park Lake today, just around the corner from Angelus Temple of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, built for America's very first celebrity evangelist, Aimee Semple McPherson. She was a strong supporter of William Jennings Bryan during the 1925 Scopes Trial. Bryan and McPherson had worked together in the Angelus Temple and believed Darwinism had undermined students' morality. They both wanted to stop people from teaching that nonsense. She sent...