Religion: A Lot of Church

In his drafty, kerosene-lit shack, the Rev. Harrison Galloway, 85, sat relaxed and in a good humor one day last week as he waited for a man to bring him $85,000 in cash.

"I was born a slave baby in 1865, down in Orange County, Virginia," he said. "I started preaching when I was 15."

About 35 years ago, Baptist Pastor Galloway moved to the sparsely populated farm country of Arlington, Va. and bought himself an acre of land for $300. First he built a shack to live in. Then he built a frame church, with a small pool handy so that everybody...

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