God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans.
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Recreated on the radio show "Cavalcade of America" in 1940 and 1941, with Juano Hernandez
as De Lawd. See more
When Noah is loading animals onto the ark, 4 sheep enter, not 2. Genesis 7:2 says that Noah was to board 2 of every "unclean" animal and 7 of every "clean" animal. Sheep are considered "clean." See more
Gangway for the lord god, Jehovah!
Version of The Green Pastures
Go Down Moses
Traditional spiritual, adapted from "Oh! Let My People Go" (1862)
Performed by the Hall Johnson Choir See more