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The Resource Them that believe : the power and meaning of the Christian serpent-handling tradition, Ralph W. Hood, Jr., W. Paul Williamson

Them that believe : the power and meaning of the Christian serpent-handling tradition, Ralph W. Hood, Jr., W. Paul Williamson

Label
Them that believe : the power and meaning of the Christian serpent-handling tradition
Title
Them that believe
Title remainder
the power and meaning of the Christian serpent-handling tradition
Statement of responsibility
Ralph W. Hood, Jr., W. Paul Williamson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the religious practice of serpent handling in churches of Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and West Virginia. This book provides an analysis of this phenomenon from historical, social, religious, and psychological perspectives. It deals with the near-death experiences of individuals who were bitten but survived
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hood, Ralph W.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Williamson, W. Paul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Snake cults (Holiness churches)
  • Serpents
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Serpents
  • Snake cults (Holiness churches)
Label
Them that believe : the power and meaning of the Christian serpent-handling tradition, Ralph W. Hood, Jr., W. Paul Williamson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-284) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"They shall take up serpents" -- The history of Pentecostalism absent the serpent -- The media and the man : George Went Hensley -- Serpent handling endorsed by the Church of God -- The serpent : sign and symbol -- Trance states : tongues speaking and the anointing -- Extemporaneous sermons in the serpent-handling tradition -- The experience of handling serpents -- The experience of the anointing -- Near-death experience from serpent bites in religious settings -- Music among serpent-handling churches -- Serpent handling and the law : history and empirical studies
Control code
ocn574352856
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 301 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520255876
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4623
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)574352856
Label
Them that believe : the power and meaning of the Christian serpent-handling tradition, Ralph W. Hood, Jr., W. Paul Williamson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-284) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"They shall take up serpents" -- The history of Pentecostalism absent the serpent -- The media and the man : George Went Hensley -- Serpent handling endorsed by the Church of God -- The serpent : sign and symbol -- Trance states : tongues speaking and the anointing -- Extemporaneous sermons in the serpent-handling tradition -- The experience of handling serpents -- The experience of the anointing -- Near-death experience from serpent bites in religious settings -- Music among serpent-handling churches -- Serpent handling and the law : history and empirical studies
Control code
ocn574352856
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 301 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520255876
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4623
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)574352856

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