Religion: Pentecostal Hike (Cont'd)

Two years ago in Menard, Tex., a six-foot bricklayer named Ernest Elmer Baker got the notion that his religion, Pentecostalism, would cure Russian Godlessness. He would, he told his father, who gave him $1.40 to start on the trip, "preach the Gospel to the Bolshevik! under the Kremlin wall." After tramping without visas over Germany and Poland into Russia, Ernest Elmer Baker ended up in a detention camp at Minsk, where he was identified last summer by the second secretary of the U. S. Embassy at Moscow (TIME, July 1). Last week, with $100...

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