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Raccoon John Smith : frontier Kentucky's most famous preacher, Elder John Sparks

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Raccoon John Smith : frontier Kentucky's most famous preacher
Title
Raccoon John Smith
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frontier Kentucky's most famous preacher
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Elder John Sparks
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eng
Summary
Lexington, Kentucky, has the honor of being the birthplace of one of the first genuinely homegrown American Christian faiths: the Disciples of Christ. Established in 1832 by the union of two Christian groups led by Alexander Campbell and Barton W. Stone, their descendent churches are now referred to by religious scholars as the Stone-Campbell movement. In the state's best tradition, this historic movement soon acquired its own larger-than-life legend: Raccoon John Smith, the flamboyant frontier preacher of the southern Kentucky mountains. Smith moved to the lowland Bluegrass and braved conside
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non fiction
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  • bibliography
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Religion in the South
Raccoon John Smith : frontier Kentucky's most famous preacher, Elder John Sparks
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Raccoon John Smith : frontier Kentucky's most famous preacher, Elder John Sparks
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcvd7
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-444) and index
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
Introduction: from the papers of one still living -- The Fatherland -- Training in Christianity -- Stages on life's way -- Sickness unto death -- Truth and a living -- Why I make use of this newspaper -- The attack upon Christendom, pt. I: the moment -- The attack upon Christendom, pt. II: this has to be said -- The repetition -- A concluding unscientific postscript
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1 online resource (xxvi, 462 pages, [16] pages of plates)
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9780813171821
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illustrations.
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