A Testimony Of Serpent Handling

by Hunter Barnes
A Testimony Of Serpent Handling
  • ISBN-13: 9780956648747
  • Author(s): Hunter Barnes
  • Subject: Photography & photographs
  • Publisher: Reel Art Press
  • Imprint: Reel Art Pre Spe Ed
  • Publication Date: 15-11-2012
  • Format: h/b

Availability: Available

£50.00
Striking limited edition, black and white study from one of America's foremost documentary photographers. This work by documentary photographer Hunter Barnes provides a unique and intimate portrait of a small community of Serpent Handlers in West Virginia. This devout way of life finds its roots in the King James Bible, with followers believing that the literal interpretation of passages of Mark and Luke regarding handling poisonous serpents and drinking lethal poisons is central to their faith. Limited edition number to 1000.
About the book

Striking limited edition, black and white study from one of America's foremost documentary photographers. This work by documentary photographer Hunter Barnes provides a unique and intimate portrait of a small community of Serpent Handlers in West Virginia. This devout way of life finds its roots in the King James Bible, with followers believing that the literal interpretation of passages of Mark and Luke regarding handling poisonous serpents and drinking lethal poisons is central to their faith. Limited edition number to 1000.

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