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Aimee Semple McPherson
b. October 9, 1890 – d. September 27, 1994 • Evangelist • Religious group founder • Revivalist
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McPherson, Aimee Semple
McPherson, Aimee Semple (1890–1944). Born in Ontario, Canada, she converted to Pentecostalism in 1907. In 1908 she married and went with her husband as a missionary to China, where she served until her husband’s death. After returning to the United States she devoted herself to preaching. She was the
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McPherson, Aimee Semple
McPherson, Aimee Semple (1890–1944). Founder of the Angelus Temple (1923) in Los Angeles and the International Church of the Four Square Gospel (1927), Sister Aimee, as thousands called her, was an evangelist, a healer, a social activist and a media star. Her doctrinal distinctives included perfectionism,
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Aimee Semple McPherson
Denominational FoundersAimee Semple McPhersonFoursquare phenomenon“Never did I hear such language from a human being. Without one moment’s intermission, she would talk from an hour to an hour and a half, holding her audience spellbound.”—a reporter’s descriptionIn 1913 a 23-year-old Salvation
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
McPherson, Aimee Semple
McPherson, Aimee Semple (1890–1944). A Pentecostal revivalist and radio pioneer, one of America’s best-known religious figures in the 1920s and 1930s. Born Aimee Elizabeth Kennedy in Canada, she married first the man who had been influential in her conversion, Robert Semple, a Pentecostal minister, with
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Mcpherson, Aimee Semple
Mcpherson, Aimee Semple (1890–1944)One of America’s most flamboyant revivalists in the 1920s and 1930sBorn in Ingersoll, Ontario (Canada), McPherson married the man who had been influential in her conversion, Robert Semple, a Pentecostal preacher, with whom she went to China as a missionary in 1908.