WEST VIRGINIA:  A HISTORICAL RESOURCE GUIDE
PART TWO: A STATE OF WAR

Francis Asbury and Circuit Riders

Asbury, Francis. The Journals and Letters of Francis Asbury. 3 vols. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1958.

Ball, Frank. "The Old Circuit Rider," West Virginia Review 12 (August 1935): 346-347.

Earl, J. A. "Methodism in Guyandotte," West Virginia Review 21 (September 1944): 7-9.

Lewis, Virgil A. "Methodism in West Virginia 1800-1825," West Virginia History 3 (October 1941): 18-58.

Sherwood, Lawrence. "Bishop Frances Asbury in West Virginia," West Virginia History 21 (January 1960): 76-83.

Sweet, William Warren. Circuit-Rider Days Along the Ohio, Being the Journals of the Ohio Conference from Its Organization in 1812 to 1826. New York: Methodist Book Concern, 1923.
 

Religion

Alderson, Emma Frances, ed. "The Minutes of the Greenbrier Baptist Church, 1781-1832," West Virginia History 7 (October 1945): 40-53.

Allen, Thomas P. The West Virginia Hills: A Study of the Work of the Presbyterian Church in the United States in the Synod of West Virginia. St. Louis: Buxton and Skinner, 1927.

Ball, Frank. "The Early Church in West Virginia," West Virginia Review 14 (December 1936): 100-103.

Barnes, I. A. The Methodist Protestant Church in West Virginia. Baltimore: Stockton Press, 1926.

Bartollas, Clem. "History of the First Presbyterian Church of Wheeling," Davis and Elkins Historical Magazine 9 (May 1957): 23-27.

Brand, Irene Beard. A History of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, Huntington, West Virginia, 1872-1972. Huntington: Scaggs Printing Co. [1972].

Breckman, Clarence W. "Christ Church Parish [Fairmont]," West Virginia Review 12 (June 1935): 269, 283.

Brown, D. D. "Nearly 167 Years of Methodism in the Tygarts Valley," Randolph County Historical Society. Magazine of History and Biography 11 (1954): 91-95.

Carpenter, Charles. "Old Churches of West Virginia," West Virginia Review 8:8 (May 1931): 26-261, 277.

Cobb, W. H. "Presbyterianism in the Tygarts Valley," Magazine of History-Biography of the Randolph County Historical Society No. 2. (1925): 26-36.

Cramblet, Wilbur H. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in West Virginia: A History of Its Cooperative Work. Saint Louis: Bethany Press, 1971.

"Greenbrier County Centennial Churches (1963)," Journal of the Greenbrier Historical Society 2 (1972): 3-63.

Photiadis, John and B. B. Maurer. Religion in an Appalachian State. Morgantown: 1974. (West Virginia University. West Virginia Center for Appalachian Studies and Development. Research Report 6).

Royall, Anne. Sketches of History, Life, and Manners in the United States. New Haven: printed for the author, 1826.
 

Snake Handling

Ambrose, Kenneth Paul. "A Survey of the Snakehandling Cult of West Virginia," Thesis, Marshall University, 1970.

Burton, Thomas. Serpent-Handling Believers. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1993.

Holliday, Robert Kelvin. Tests of Faith. Oakhill: Fayette Tribune, 1966.

La Barre, Weston. They Shall take Up Serpents. New York: Schocken Books, 1962.

Pelton, Robert W., and Karen W. Carden. Snake Handlers: God-Fearers, or Fanatics? Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1974.
 
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