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Faith and meaning in the southern uplands

Faith and meaning in the southern uplands

Author: Loyal Jones
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Written by one of Appalachian religion's eloquent spokesmen, this book talks about a people devoted to and thoughtful about their religion. Supplemented by documents, such as sermons, testimonies,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loyal Jones
ISBN: 0252024311 9780252024313 0252067592 9780252067594
OCLC Number: 1170138993
Awards: Winner of
Winner of the W. D. Weatherford Award, given by Berea College, 1999.
Description: x, 245 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: Upland religion versus the missionary imperative --
The human condition --
God --
The world and the Devil --
The Word --
Salvation --
Praise in Zion --
Some observations --
Notes --
Interviews and recordings --
Bibliographic essay --
Other Titles: Faith & meaning in the southern uplands
Responsibility: Loyal Jones.


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"[Jones] presents the mountain people's religious ideas on everything from God to the human condition in their own words... An excellent book by an expert insider." - Library Journal "A sensitive and Read more...

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