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Religion, Place, and Mountaintop Removal

Joseph D. Witt

in Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168128
eISBN:
9780813168753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168128.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the historical development of anti-mountaintop removal activism in Appalachia in the early twenty-first century. The chapter first examines how twenty-first-century groups such ... More


Place Matters

Dwight B. Billings and Ann E. Kingsolver

in Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175324
eISBN:
9780813175676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175324.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The editors discuss how this collection grew out of a two-year lecture series, “Place Matters,” at the University of Kentucky as well as a session at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association ... More


Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Anderson Blanton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this work, Anderson Blanton illuminates how prayer, faith, and healing are intertwined with technologies of sound reproduction and material culture in the charismatic Christian worship of southern ... More


Then-what Days

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts Still’s transition from teaching at Morehead to living in Knott County where problems and change were increasingly evident. President Johnson’s War on Poverty put a national ... More


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