The Nod

Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings gleefully explore all the beautiful, complicated dimensions of Black life.

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Finesse... God?

January 28, 2019

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Show Notes

Eric walks us through the life of Father Divine, a Black man who believed he was God, amassed thousands of followers all over the world, and became the biggest cult religious leader you’ve likely never heard of.

Update: This episode has been updated to include press coverage around alleged intimate relations between Father Divine and his followers.

Father’s Kingdom will be available on digital video on demand platforms February 5th

Follow the film on Twitter at @FathersKingMov


Music in this episode is by Jackie Hill Perry, JPoetic, DCPINC, Oatmello, and Bobby Lord.