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Alma Bridwell White


Who is Alma Bridwell White?

Alma Bridwell White was the founder and a bishop of the Pillar of Fire Church. In 1918, she became the first female bishop in the United States. She was noted for her association with the Ku Klux Klan and her feminism, anti-Catholicism, antisemitism, anti-Pentecostalism, racism, and hostility to immigrants. By the time of her death at age 84, she had expanded the sect to '4,000 followers, 61 churches, seven schools, ten periodicals and two broadcasting stations.

  • also known as Alma White
  • born on (153 years ago) in Lewis County
  • nationality: United States of America
  • religion: Methodism
  • Marriage with Kent White
  • parent of
  • died on (69 years ago) in Zarephath
  • written works: "Demons and tongues", "Why I do not eat meat", "The sword of the spirit", "Short sermons", "With God in the Yellowstone", "The New Testament church", "Radio sermons and lecutres", "Jerusalem; Egypt: Palestine: Syria", "My trip to the Orient", "Looking back from Beulah", "My heart and my husband", "Musings of the past", "Pillar of fire praises", "The voice of nature", "Klansmen: Guardians of Liberty", "Heroes of the Fiery Cross", "Guardians of Liberty"

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Google previewDictionary of American Religious Biography (1993)

by Henry Warner Bowden

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