Religion: Rollers at Cleveland

Tuckered out last week was Ambrose Jessup Tomlinson, Founder, Bishop and General Overseer of ''The Church of God of A. J. Tomlinson," whose excitable communicants are known to outsiders as ''holy rollers." In Bishop Tomlinson's huge wooden tabernacle at Cleveland, a small East Tennessee town 40 miles southeast of Fundamentalist Dayton, little Founder Tomlinson, 71, brought to a close the liveliest revival meeting in a generation of distributing tracts and organizing holy roller camp meetings among the hillbillies of the Great Smoky Mountains. Some 15,000 of his 100,000 disciples were in Cleveland preaching,...

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