The name of Clarence (known as C. L.) Franklin is not so well known in British church circles but he was for a long time the most famous preacher in the USA. He was also daddy of Aretha Franklin and most of us have heard of her. This post is just to draw attention to a fascinating article about his life which majors on the musical/cultural side. Here is the link
It is tempting to try to draw conclusions but perhaps it is better to just read the story and ponder.