The Resource True places : a lowcountry preacher, his church, and his people, Stanley F. Lanzano, (ebook)

True places : a lowcountry preacher, his church, and his people, Stanley F. Lanzano, (ebook)

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True places : a lowcountry preacher, his church, and his people
Title
True places
Title remainder
a lowcountry preacher, his church, and his people
Statement of responsibility
Stanley F. Lanzano
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Language
eng
Summary
True Places is an emotionally charged photographic documentary of the lives of evangelical pastor Floyd Knowlin and his close-knit African American congregations who live, work, and worship in a rural stretch of coastal South Carolina. For more than a decade photographer Stanley F. Lanzano has immersed himself in the daily practices of this community in Williamsburg and Georgetown counties, befriending Reverend Knowlin and becoming a welcomed part of his extended church family. The respectful relationship that Lanzano has forged with his subjects and the trust that they have extended to him shines through in the eighty-three black-and-white and eight color photographs included here, illustrating a vibrant coastal subculture rarely witnessed by outsiders. Many of Lanzano's photographs document services and church revivals, conveying the great joy, sorrow, and fervor of these meetings while highlighting Knowlin's captivating persona. Lanzano also grants us glimpses into baptisms in the murky, still waters of lowcountry South Carolina rivers. Beyond the church he takes us into the private homes and lives of Knowlin's flock, many of whom are of Gullah descent and keep elements of this heritage alive in their daily practices. Collectively these images show a society in transition, where pain and grief are juxtaposed with redemption and bliss. Lanzano's narrative of his meeting Reverend Knowlin and his continuing relationship with Knowlin's community is a tale of self-discovery. It is also a testament to the power of faith in the lives of often forgotten South Carolinians. It is a rarity for a photographer to be granted such unlimited access into these communities. Through these images Lanzano creates with the utmost reverence and respect a powerful record of the hardships and hopes he witnessed among Knowlin's congregations to preserve their legacy and to share their inspirational attitude toward life in these true places
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Lanzano, Stanley F
Dewey number
770.9757/89
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Knowlin, Floyd
  • Portrait photography
  • Christians
  • African American churches
  • African Americans
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
True places : a lowcountry preacher, his church, and his people, Stanley F. Lanzano, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781611172669
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12068396
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12068396
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MWT12068396
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
True places : a lowcountry preacher, his church, and his people, Stanley F. Lanzano, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781611172669
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12068396
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12068396
System control number
MWT12068396
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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