Erin Prophet

University of Florida; author of “Prophet’s Daughter: My Life with Elizabeth Clare Prophet inside the Church Universal and Triumphant”

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion at the University of Florida; author of “Prophet’s Daughter: My Life with Elizabeth Clare Prophet inside the Church Universal and Triumphant.” 

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With most of the country under shelter-in-place orders, the economy cratering, and millions out of work, life is feeling a little apocalyptic right now.    
 What about the people…

Daughter of an apocalyptic church leader says COVID-19 life reminds her of childhood

With most of the country under shelter-in-place orders, the economy cratering, and millions out of work, life is feeling a little apocalyptic right now.  What about the people…

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