Jennifer Short, May 25, 2009 (view all comments by Jennifer Short)
Just the mention of the Foxfire series produces images of mountain people and folk remedies, but this book is different than most. In this book the religion of Appalachia is explored. This facinating book looks at the snake handlers, those who drink poison and do so because they believe that is what the Bible teaches.
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by Random House,
The seventh Foxfire volume presents traditions of mountain religious heritage, covering ministers, revivals, baptisms, gospel-singing, faith healing, camp meetings, snake handling, and more.
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