Holy Hills of the Ozarks Religion and Tourism in Branson, Missouri (Lived Religions) by Aaron K. Ketchell

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .

Written in English

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  • Christian communities & monasticism,
  • Tourism industry,
  • Popular Culture,
  • Sociology (General),
  • Religion,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Christian Life - Pop Culture Issues,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Religion / General,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Amusements,
  • Branson,
  • Christianity,
  • Missouri,
  • Recreation,
  • Religious aspects

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11207152M
ISBN 100801886600
ISBN 109780801886607

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Over the past century, Branson, Missouri, has attracted tens of millions of tourists. Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, it offers a rare and refreshing combination of natural beauty and family-friendly recreation—from scenic lakes and rolling hills to theme parks and variety shows.

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The book begins with a historical account of Harold Bell Wright and a textual analysis of his novel. The Code of the Hills (Ozarks Mystery, #1), A Killing at the Creek (Ozarks Mysteries, #2), The Wages of Sin (Ozarks Mysteries, #3), and A Wolf in the Wo. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for HOLY HILLS OF THE OZARKS by Aaron K Ketchell - - 1st Ed.

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Aaron K. Ketchell’s Holy Hills of the Ozarks and James B. Twitchell’s Shopping for God approach this packaging of Christianity for a modern consumer culture from very different angles.

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A semi-autobiographical story of Guy Howard who preached throughout the remote hills of the Ozarks founding remote congregations to the people of the area during the late 19th century and early 20th century.

This is the modern saga of a country preacher who has, literally, walked into the lives of countless Ozark back-hills people.

The Ozarks, also known as the Ozark Mountains or Ozark Plateau, is a physiographic region in the U.S. states of Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma and the extreme southeastern corner of Ozarks cover a significant portion of northern Arkansas and most of the southern half of Missouri, extending from Interstate 40 in central Arkansas to Interstate 70 in central Missouri.

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Wettstaed and Jamie Brandon, among others) have further added to our understanding of the Ozarks, past and present, in a variety of ways. While all. The story really began, well with a story. In The Shepherd of the Hills book was published.

It was written by a Christian minister named Harold Bell Wright who had wandered into the Ozark hills headed for better weather for his ailing health. When a flooded White River stopped his progress, he came upon a modest homestead owned by John and Anna Ross.

The Ozark Highlands is a Level III ecoregion designated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in four U.S. of the region is within Missouri, with a part in Arkansas and small sections in Oklahoma and is the largest subdivision of the region known as the Ozark Mountains, less rugged in comparison to the Boston Mountains in Arkansas, the highest part of the Ozarks.

"Brooks Blevins is an expert in weaving many diverse strands into a seamless tapestry." --Arkansas Democrat Gazette"A History of the Ozarks has a narrative comparable to a good novel, and Blevins packs a lot of information into pages. The good thing about the Ozarks is the fact that so many people who have lived there left their stories behind.

Lake of the Ozarks: The Early Years By H. Dwight Weaver This photo-essay book contains more than fascinating vintage photos. Watch the construction of Bagnell Dam unfold in dramatic scenes with informative text as you explore the beginning chapter; then visit the villages and towns around the Lake of the Ozarks.

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As the only university press headquartered within the Ozarks region and as a press with a solid background in the publication of books on the region—Rafferty’s The Ozarks, Land and Life, Morrow’s Shepherd of the Hills Country, Harper’s White Man’s Heaven, Sizemore’s Ozark Vernacular Houses, and many more—the University of Arkansas.

Missouri-based books Gone Girl, Sharp Objects, Dark Places. By Gillian Flynn. Flynn’s novels explore a variety of dark paths set in places around Missouri, all with women at the center.

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From the dark forests and hills of the Ozarks comes an old legend of a hirsute figure that stands in testament to the longevity of Bigfoot sightings in the region.

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Part of the westward movement of the upland Southerners, they adapted their "stockman-farmer-hunter" economy to the wooded hills of the Current River basin. [ 1 ]. A mysterious stranger arrives in the Missouri hills and befriends a young backwoods girl.

Much to the dislike of her moonshiner fiancé who has vowed to find and kill his own father. Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: John Wayne, Betty Field, Harry Carey, Beulah Bondi.

Votes: 1, The story of Ozark Mountain Country is also a story of a people and their culture and values. To a great extent, the area was once defined by it’s isolation. It comes as no surprise then that the folklore and traditional music of the region has it’s origins deep in antiquity.

The Ozark hills. Dogwood Hills Golf Club is very well-maintained and reasonably challenging. The restaurant offers fantastic breakfast deals, and the pro shop is well-stocked. Dogwood also offers a reasonably-priced practice facility across the street, including driving range, practice green, and chipping area.

/ TripAdvisor reviews. In total, there were courses. Of Missouri’s nine of the Lake of the Ozark’s Golf Trail’s 13 courses made the cut. They include Bear Creek Valley, The Cove at the Lodge of the.

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It was made famous by Harold Bell Wright in his book, The Shepherd of the Hills. The scene was set in Taney County, named for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, from until his death.

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