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American Priestess: The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem

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American Priestess: The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem - Geniesse, Jane Fletcher
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For generations, The American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem has been a well-known retreat for journalists, diplomats, pilgrims and spies. However, few know the story of Anna Spafford, the enigmatic evangelist who was instrumental in its founding Branded heretics by Jerusalem's established Christian missionaries when they arrived in 1881, the Spaffords and their followers nevertheless won over Muslims and Jews with their philanthropy. But when her husband Horatio died, Anna assumed leadership, shocking even her adherents by ...

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American Priestess: The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem 2009, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307277725

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American Priestess: The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem 2008, Nan A. Talese, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385519267

Hardcover