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The Green Pastures


[[Feature~V161047~The Green Pastures~lasverdespraderas]] began life as a group of "revisionist" Biblical stories titled [[Feature~V165564~Ol' Man Adam and His Chillun~lhommeetlenfant]], written in exaggerated Negro dialect by white humorist Roark Bradford. These Old Testament stories were purportedly told from the point of view of an elderly black Sunday School teacher, who translated the Biblical prose into words that his congregation ("untutored black Christians" was Bradford's description) could...more