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Inside the Shiloh House, visitors can find Dowie's pulpit chair, lectern and host of other memorabilia.
A few years later, King invited Thurman to speak at his first pulpit at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery.
Then begins the actual music video portion, where Jay-Z confesses his deeply personal sins to Beyoncé, who sits in the priest’s side of the confessional box and stands in the pulpit in Russian Orthodox vestments—inspired costume.
Trump’s anti-democratic rhetoric marks a sharp departure from that of past presidents and an apparent abandonment of the human-rights pulpit that has traditionally defined U.S. foreign policy.
College football's biggest bully is back in its pulpit and has another national title in its grasp.
And Reed’s endorsement of Bottoms – and aggressive use of his political pulpit to blast her rivals – has helped Bottoms consolidate Democratic support.
This was the 1960s in an all-white church in Alabama, and in the turmoil of that time, those men of God could have preached politics, could have used their modest pulpit to stroke the resentments of the place and time like a mean cat.
Photos from the scene showed debris and pools of blood near the pulpit, which was decorated with a Christmas tree.
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