Appalachian Mountain Religion

Appalachian Mountain Religion
Author : Deborah Vansau McCauley
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Total Pages : 551
Release : 1995
ISBN 10 : 0252064143
ISBN 13 : 9780252064142
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Appalachian Mountain Religion
Language: en
Pages: 551
Authors: Deborah Vansau McCauley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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Pages: 854
Authors: Samuel S. Hill
Categories: Religion
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More Than Precious Memories
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Pages: 328
Authors: Michael P. Graves
Categories: Religion
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Christianity in Appalachia
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Bill J. Leonard
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

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Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Joseph D. Witt
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-09 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

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Pages: 256
Authors: Richard A. Straw
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-01 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Deborah Vansau McCauley
Categories: Appalachian Region, Southern
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Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Richard J. Callahan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-20 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Exploring themes of work and labor in everyday life, Richard J. Callahan, Jr., offers a history of how coal miners and their families lived their religion in ea
The Worship Mall
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Bryan D. Spinks
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-01 - Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.

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A History of Appalachia
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Richard B. Drake
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-01 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Richard Drake has skillfully woven together the various strands of the Appalachian experience into a sweeping whole. Touching upon folk traditions, health care,