Religion: Money-Back Religion

Ten years ago in Moscow, Idaho, a tall, husky, smooth-talking drug clerk named Frank Bruce Robinson borrowed $500 from a friend, spent $400 of it to buy some advertising space in a psychology magazine. Reared in the Baptist Church, Frank Robinson had recanted his Christian beliefs, had acquired certain ideas on religious psychology which he wished to teach. His advertisement brought 2.852 replies, one from a British cotton importer of Alexandria, Egypt named Geoffrey Peel

Birley, who sent Robinson his photograph. That night Drug Clerk Robinson dreamed he saw Birley making mystic motions over...

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