God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans. Written by
Allen Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
The part of "De Lawd" was originally written to be played in blackface by Al Jolson
. When that fell through, it was offered to Paul Robeson
, who refused it. It was eventually given to Rex Ingram
. 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!