Religion: Immaculate Conception

Nucleus of the theology of Harlem's Rev. Major J. ("Father") Divine is the idea that God is in everyone. Last week this idea became an issue in Los Angeles' Federal Court where portly John Wuest

Hunt, 33, "John the Revelator" to his fellow Divine cultists, was on trial charged with violating the Mann Act with a Denver 17-year-old named Delight Jewett (TIME, April 12). Defendant Hunt, eloquently seconded by his Negro Attorney Hugh MacBeth, explained that his "relations" with Delight Jewett were religious in nature. He wanted a "Virgin Mary" to produce a "New...