Brand: Anchor Books

Product Code: 9780385152440

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Brief Description:
Appalachian art, culture, and religious heritage is included in this volume.


Jacket Description/Flap:
The seventh "Foxfire volume presents traditions of mountain religious heritage, covering ministers, revivals, baptisms, gospel-singing, faith healing, camp meetings, snake handling, and more.


Marc Notes:
Contains articles first published in Foxfire magazine--Verso t.p; Includes bibliographical references and index.


Biographical Note:
Founded in 1966, FOXFIRE is a nonprofit education organization. Foxfire's learner-centered, community-based approach is advocated through The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center and grounded in the Southern Appalachian culture that promotes a sense of place and appreciation of local people and culture as essential educational tools.


Publisher Marketing:
The seventh "Foxfire" volume presents traditions of mountain religious heritage, covering ministers, revivals, baptisms, gospel-singing, faith healing, camp meetings, snake handling, and more.


Publisher Marketing:
First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions.

The seventh Foxfire volume explores the traditions of mountain religious heritage--including ministers, revivals, baptisms, gospel-singing, faith healing, camp meetings, snake handling--and more.