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-- African Methodist Episcopalian Church

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/ame.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.

--Amish

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/amish.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginal and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.

--Appalachia Magic

http://home.wlu.edu/~lubint/Touchstone/AppalachiaMagick-Irvin.htm

Student paper suggesting commonalities between traditional regional magic ways and contemporary Wiccan and neopagan practices. A brief bibliography is included.

--Appalachian Literature: At Home In This World

http://faculty.colostate-pueblo.edu/sandy.hudock/homein.htm

This is an article by poet Jim Wayne Miller that examines spirituality as it is reflected in Appalachian literature. Footnotes are included.

--Assemblies of God

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/AofGod.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.

--Baptists, Primitive

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/primitive_baptists.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.

--Baptists, Southern

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/sbaptists.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.

--Fundamentalism

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/fund.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.

-- History of Seventh Day Baptists in West Virginia: including the Woodbridgetown and Salemville churches in Pennsylvania and the Shrewsbury church in New Jersey.

http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC27634809

Covers the migration and history of the denomination from Wales to West Virginia, from the 1905 book by Corliss Fitz Randolph. Includes maps, portraits, photographs, tombstone inscriptions, and errata. From Google Scholar.

--Losing Yourself by Degrees - a book review

http://www.sojo.net/magazine/index.cfm/action/sojourners/issue/soj9603/article/960332b.html

This article by Carol LeMasters for Sojourners magazine is a review of Dennis Covington's account of two years he spent among Appalachian snake handlers entitled Salvation on Sand Mountain. Please note that free registration is now required to view the article from the publisher’s website.

--Mennonites

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/mennonites.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.

-- Methodist Church

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/methodist.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.

--Pentecostalism

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/penta.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.

--Serpent Handlers

http://religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu/nrms/Snakes.html

Profile compiled by Jeffrey K. Hadden for the Department of Sociology, University of Virginia and students. The profile contains information to orient the reader to the religious group, links to web sites containing further useful information and a list of print resources.