Of Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake-Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia, Publishers Weekly writes:
After Covington, a writing instructor at the University of Alabama, novelist and freelance journalist, covered the trial of a
The book was a runner-up for the National Book Award. The one below was not.
|“...the handlers are religious mystics who believe in demons, drink strychnine and drape rattlesnakes around their bodies...”|
the unlikely story of how America slipped the surly bonds of earth & came to
believe in signs & portents that would make the middle ages blush
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New Age "Asiatic" thought ... is establishing itself as the
hegemonic ideology of global capitalism. (Zizek)
Monday, November 21