Oral Roberts Dies

Oral Roberts Dies at 91 of age.

According to news.yahoo.com:

Roberts died of complications from pneumonia in Newport Beach, Calif., according to his spokesman, A. Larry Ross. The evangelist was hospitalized after a fall on Saturday.

Roberts rose from humble tent revivals to become one of the nation's most famous and influential preachers. Along with Billy Graham, he pioneered religious TV, and he played a major role in bringing American Pentecostalism into the mainstream.

Oral Roberts Dies

Oral Roberts helped innovate TV evangelism in the 1950s and victimized the cognition of the new medium - and his message of God's healing force - to develop a multimillion-dollar ministry and a university that bears his argot, died Tues. He was 91.

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