Supernatural America

Supernatural America

Author: Lawrence R Samuel

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313398995

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 217

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• Shares hundreds of real-life stories, and uses hundreds of sources, many of them forgotten • Provides a bibliography of authoritative books and articles, both in support of and arguing against beliefs in the supernatural
Supernatural America
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Lawrence R Samuel
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-31 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

• Shares hundreds of real-life stories, and uses hundreds of sources, many of them forgotten • Provides a bibliography of authoritative books and articles, both in support of and arguing against beliefs in the supernatural
The Supernatural and the Circuit Riders
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Rimi Xhemajli
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-22 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

In The Supernatural and the Circuit Riders, Rimi Xhemajli shows how a small but passionate movement grew and shook the religious world through astonishing signs and wonders. Beginning in the late eighteenth century, early American Methodist preachers, known as circuit riders, were appointed to evangelize the American frontier by presenting
The Construction of the Supernatural in Euro-American Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Benson Saler
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-02 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book describes aspects of the concept of the supernatural from the intellectual history of Euro-American cultures. These samplings shed light on issues in the study of religions and religion rather than attempting to provide either a lineally coherent or exhaustive account of a somewhat fraught and complicated notion. Observations
Happiness in America
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Lawrence R. Samuel
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-08 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Happiness in America: A Cultural History is a cultural history of happiness in the United States. The book charts the role of happiness in everyday life over the past century and concludes that Americans have never been a particularly happy people. Samuel suggests readers abandon their pursuit of happiness and
Haunted Roads of Western Pennsylvania
Language: en
Pages: 131
Authors: Thomas White, Tony Lavorgne
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-28 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The twisty roads—and twisted tales—of the Appalachian Mountains make for distracted driving in western Pennsylvania. Ghostly travelers are said to wander the lonely roads of western Pennsylvania. A creeping fog rises from Blue Mist Road, and stories of car crashes, lynchings and even strange beasts haunt this isolated stretch outside