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.

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


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ADDITIONAL MUSIC CREDITS:

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