God's Song in a Strange Land: Early Lutheran Pastors in San Francisco

Richard O. Johnson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/2004

Issue: Going West: The Americanization of America (Vol. 24, No 3, Summer, 2004)

Early California was a tough place to preach the gospel. But ministers came, including Lutheran ones. Their stories present a fascinating picture of the problems and challenges of those who would establish Lutheranism in the Golden State, then and now.

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