Kuhlman, Kathryn Johanna (1907–1976)
Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization
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Streett, R. A. 2011. Kuhlman, Kathryn Johanna (1907–1976). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .
- Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
Faith healer and leader in the Charismatic movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s, Kathryn Kuhlman was born on May 9, 1907 in Concordia, Missouri and reared in the home of Joseph and Emma Kuhlman. Her parents attended separate churches: her father, who served as mayor of the city, was Baptist and her mother, a homemaker, was Methodist. One Sunday in 1921, the tall gangly 14 year old redhead attended a revival service at her mother's church. At the invitation, as she stood singing, she began to shake all over and sob, and was converted as she sought forgiveness for her sins. The following year she began preaching.
- faith healer, in charismatic movement;
- revival tabernacle;
- first “miracle service”;
- i believe in miracles, aired over cbs