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35605
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After having a close call with some venomous snakes, an old man turned to religion to repay his prayers on during the incident.
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35840
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Two variations of the same story start off this essay about how folk cultural materials, whether oral or physical, must change over time in order to survive.
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36576
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Mounds built by Native Americans, like the ones featured in the accompanying photo, had purposes both prosaic and sacred. Places like Franklin, Bryson City, Murphy have earthen mounds intact, despite the effects of erosion, plowing, and artifact hunters.
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36543
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Women have been included in anthropological studies of serpent-handling, but no past research has focused specifically and solely on the experiences of the women who practice this tradition, nor has it been collected by a female researcher. Interviews with the women demonstrate that experiences, actual roles in church life, and accounts will vary from person to person, from church to church, and from state to state.
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35916
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The Moral Majority was a conservative Christian PAC with a mission to remove believed “anti-God, anti-family” materials from NC public schools and school libraries. Such an agenda concerned librarians and educators about the consequences of purging shelves and banning books. Concerning other library-related issues related to access, included was how inflation and rising prices of books and periodicals curtailed the building of collections.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p16-17
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36180
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Answering this question entailed examining the Ancient Christian and pagan origins for a holiday. Noted were the pagan violent roots tamed or Christian influences eliminated through modern day commercialism. From this came the answer: modern day Christians should celebrate the holiday as ancient Christians would have them do.
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36177
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Contemplated was the physical resurrection of Jesus Christ and spiritual resurrection of those who believe in His resurrection. Providing proof that the resurrection of flesh and spirit matters equally was an application of Paul’s letters to the Corinthians, Colossians, and Philippians.
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36179
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Lessons could be learned from the Old Testament hero Caleb. Noted were name doesn’t always reflect character; proportions of God and life’s problems determine perception; it is never too late in life to make a difference.
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36314
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Through Reverend Lisa Saunders’ work, lately being reflected in a memoir, she has learned a valuable lesson about life. It's one that applies just as aptly to the beginning or end of life. The immaterial reward of a life well lived—a good legacy left behind—is more important than material rewards.
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36331
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Continuing tradition from West African roots, prayer meeting life experiences come through songs and testimonies. The church goers praise the Lord through chanting, body expressions, and shouting. Stories are told of everyday experiences but told through the power of God.
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36443
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How this lawyer lives her faith in and outside of the courtroom was answered in this interview. The attorney with a twenty plus year work experience with nonprofits, political campaigns, and civic leaders discussed factors of her faith. Highlighted were her faith journey, the source of her optimism, and an experience that occurred while she was a sophomore at Berkeley.
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36445
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The image of the Virgin Mary has appeared since the Spanish appeared in Mexico. The image personifies womanhood, love, hope, compassion, and humble strength. In modern times, her image has also been integrated into commercial and marketing endeavors.
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