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Pastor handles deadly snakes

(CNN)–CNN's Gary Tuchman takes you inside a snake-handling church in Tennessee.
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Death of snake handling preacher shines light on lethal Appalachian tradition

Religion : CNN Belief Blog (3 years ago)

By Julia Duin, Special to CNN (CNN) –When Mack Wolford, one of the most famous Pentecostal serpent handlers in Appalachia, is laid to rest Saturday at his West Virginia church, a week after succumbing to a snake bite, his friends ma... Read Post

Dead 'Snake Salvation' Pastor Violated Snake Law

Pop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com (11 months ago)

The pastor who died Saturday from a snake bite violated Kentucky law by displaying and handling the deadly reptile during his church service... TMZ has learned.Jamie Coots was bitten by a rattlesnake while preaching to his congregat... Read Post

Snake Salvation Church to Continue Snake Handling After Pastor Coots' Death From Bite; Son Takes Over

Religion / Christianity : The Christian Post (11 months ago)

Days after Pastor Jamie Coots of Kentucky's Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name church died of a snake bite, his 21-year-old son, Cody Coots, says he is taking over and will continue to handle snakes as performed by his father, who... Read Post


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