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Author Callahan, Richard J., 1967-

Title Work and faith in the Kentucky coal fields : subject to dust / Richard J. Callahan, Jr
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 259 pages) : illustrations
Series Religion in North America
Religion in North America.
Contents Introduction -- Appalachian Mountain religion -- Patterns of life and work -- Coal town life -- "It's about as dangerous a thing as exists" -- Power in the blood -- Suffering and redemption -- Conclusion
Summary Everyday religion as lived in the Appalachian coal fields
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Coal miners -- Religious life -- Kentucky.
Kentucky -- Religious life and customs.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008013740
ISBN 025300070X
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)