In some remote churches in East Tennessee and nearby states, Jesus' words in the sixteenth chapter of Saint Mark are taken literally: "and they shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them." Members of these churches describe themselves as Pentecostal-Holiness, autonomous groups of Christians with strong traditional religious views and...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by University of Tennessee Press
(first published 1993)
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