The Man who Moved a Mountain

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Fortress Press, Jun 1, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 253 pages
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This is the definitive biography of Reverend Bob Childress of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Often compared to Mark Twain's tales of the Mississippi, the style and the text show, with stark clarity, the transforming effects Childress and his ministry had on the rough and wild mountain communities of this section of Virginia.
 

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Excellent book about Faith and God's awesome power

User Review  - Brian - Christianbook.com

This book is an excellent documentary and testimony to how one man took the total plunge in his faith in God, and then positively changed the community he served. Renewed my faith that God works in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mitchell Parker - Christianbook.com

This biography was very interesting. There are times of excitment with stories of people shooting at each other and there are tender times when you feel the sadness or the caring through the pages. I highly recommend this book. Read full review

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Contents

Dark Shadows of the Blue Ridge
1
The Heller of The Hollow
11
Blacksmith Lawman
31
Free Lance in the Brush Arbors
45
To Beat the Devil
62
The Heritage of the Buffalo
82
The Fear and the Fearless
99
Softening the Hardshells
109
Madness of a Mountain
155
Salvation by Laughter
170
Goats Sawmills and Roads
184
The King of Slate Mountain
198
Signs of New Life
210
Out from the Buffalo
222
All the Upright We Ever Had
240
Epilogue
251

Brewing and Bridges
123
The Year the Chestnuts Died
147

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