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ERIC Number: EJ176381
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Publication Date: 1978
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The Bible Belt: A Problem in Regional Definition
Heatwole, Charles A.
Journal of Geography, 77, 2, 50-5, Feb 78
Examines uses of the expression "Bible Belt," reviews problems of defining the geographic boundaries of the region, and attempts to apply the phrase in terms of denominational church membership, population density, and social class composition. The term refers to areas of the United States characterized by ardent fundamentalism and literal interpretation of the Bible. (Author/AV)
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