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The Sand Mountain

by Anastasios Aslanis

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Published by Commonwealth Publications in Edmonton, AB, Canada .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Anastasios Aslanis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3551.S56 S26 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination372 p. ;
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL408413M
ISBN 101551972751
LC Control Number98109528
OCLC/WorldCa38527979

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Salvation on Sand Mountain, written by journalist Dennis Covington in a masterly, artistic style, is a cultural expose about religious fundamentalists from southern Appalachia who had come down from the mountains to put their religious stamp on a wider societal milieu, including Covington himself, who inadvertently becomes a parishioner and takes up by: 8.

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Salvation on Sand Mountain, written by journalist Dennis Covington in a masterly, artistic style, is a cultural expose about religious fundamentalists from southern Appalachia who had come down from the mountains to put their religious stamp on a wider societal milieu, including Covington himself, who inadvertently becomes a parishioner and takes up serpents/5().

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In Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia, Dennis Covington takes a firsthand look at the mysterious and mystical practice of handling poisonous snakes in religious worship.

In American literature – and perhaps beyond – there is no more common caricature than the religious zealot. And among these, the Southern snake-handler reigns supreme. The Paperback of the Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia by Dennis Covington at Barnes & Noble.

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County Rd (1, mi) Bryant, Alabama Finding Faith in Salvation on Sand Mountain The Big Issue Salvation on Sand Mountain by Dennis Covington is a work of non-fiction that sets out initially to objectively describe a time and place—the rural South in the early s, specifically the part of the rural South in which snake-handling is practiced by Christian sects.

What begins as an objective exercise in describing this peculiar region and its .