Religion: Hollow Holiness

"I can't think of a time that I ever believed in God or thought it was a miracle of God that I preached," says the voice-over in a new documentary film called Marjoe. "I just knew I could do it well." More's the pity. The narrator, Marjoe Gortner, has been a foot-hopping, finger-jabbing, Jesus-peddling evangelist for more than half of his 28 years, starting at the tough age of 3½. At four, the curly-coiffed, dandied-up moppet stirred up headlines and a legal ruckus by marrying a young sailor and his girl in a California...

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