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Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake-Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia

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On assignment in Alabama to cover a murder trial, New York Times journalist Dennis Covington discovered the bizarre, mysterious, ultimately irresistible world of holiness snake handling. As he explored the lives and beliefs of the poor, white Southerners who practice this strange form of religion, he gradually began to explore his own soul. A National Book Award nominee. of photos.

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ISBN:
9780140254587
Subtitle:
Snake-Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia
Author:
Covington, Dennis
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Devotional
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Church History
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
Redemption
Subject:
Appalachian Region
Subject:
Snake cults
Subject:
Christianity - General
Subject:
Christianity - Denominations
Subject:
Ritual & Practices
Subject:
Southern States Church history.
Subject:
Covington, Dennis
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
GM-41
Publication Date:
19960301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.76x5.12x.52 in. .41 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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