“He, Satan, feels foolish and angry now seeing Mrs. McPherson welcomed with open arms in New York, the city referred to in small citied as the devil’s chief laboratory.

“Satan, on his brazen throne, casts a sad eye over his dejected imps, saying to the hideous one with three heads, ‘That McPherson is worse than Billy Sunday.’”

—from the back cover copy of Aimee Semple McPherson’s The Story Of My Life, published in 1927 by Boni & Liveright. Follow at Liveright on Twitter.