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American Prophets and Visionaries

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    George Went Hensley (1881 - 1955)
    George Went Hensley (May 2, 1881 – July 25, 1955) was an American Pentecostal minister best known for popularizing the practice of snake handling. A native of rural Appalachia, Hensley experienced a re...
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    John Alexander Dowie (1847 - 1907)
    John Alexander Dowie (25 May 1847 – 9 March 1907) was a Scottish evangelist and faith healer who ministered in Australia and the United States. He founded the city of Zion, Illinois, and the Christian ...
  • John Humphrey Noyes (1811 - 1886)
    John Humphrey Noyes (September 3, 1811 – April 13, 1886) was an American preacher, radical religious philosopher, and utopian socialist. He founded the Putney, Oneida, and Wallingford Communities and...
  • Rev James Jesse Strang, Esq (1813 - 1856)
    [James Jesse Strang] (March 21, 1813 – July 9, 1856) was an American religious leader, politician and self-proclaimed monarch. In 1844 he claimed to have been appointed to be the successor of Joseph Sm...
  • Norman Vincent Peale (1898 - 1993)
    Residence : Hancock, Ohio* Residence : Findlay, Ohio* Residence : Age: 2Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son, Jefferson, Greene, Ohio, USA - 1900* Residence : Age: 11Marital Status: S...

American history abounds with prophets and religious visionaries of every description. This is their project.