Taking up Serpents : Snake Handlers of Eastern Kentucky / Edition 1

Taking up Serpents : Snake Handlers of Eastern Kentucky / Edition 1

by David L. Kimbrough
     
 

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ISBN-10: 086554798X

ISBN-13: 9780865547988

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Mercer University Press

The Holiness serpent handlers, who originated around 1910, are one of the most controversial religious groups in America. Their practices have brought them into conflict with authorities many times, and the often sensationalized media accounts of their services fascinate and horrify us.

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The Holiness serpent handlers, who originated around 1910, are one of the most controversial religious groups in America. Their practices have brought them into conflict with authorities many times, and the often sensationalized media accounts of their services fascinate and horrify us.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865547988
Publisher:
Mercer University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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