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ID
bx8
Title
The Electric Christ
Genre
Story
Page Count
2
Word Count
3500
Publisher
John O'London's Weekly
Publication Year
1935
Document Types
Eads, Additions to
Uncollected Stories
Topics
Old Age, Religion


A retired Reverend becomes enamored of a statue of Christ with an electric halo and purchases it for his home. When it fails to work but is at last repaired, 'He had a single moment of beatific joy as he switched on the halo and saw it bathe the face of the Christ in the old effulgence but with a new and comforting tenderness. He felt very happy.' In the ebook edition of The Fabulous Mrs V and John O'London's Weekly, (September 28, 1935).