Interview with Ralph W. Beiting, July 20, 1992

Project: Christian Appalachian Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Father Ralph W. Beiting, a Catholic priest and part of the Christian Appalachian Project (CAP), "street preaches" to a crowd in Louisa, Kentucky. He discusses the importance of Christianity and belief in God to the founding of the United States and the state of Kentucky. Fr. Beiting details his Kentucky and Catholic heritage and why he is a Catholic. He also talks about religious freedom and American politics, particularly abortion. He encourages the community of Louisa to embrace differences and promote equality through faith in God. Fr. Beiting tells the audience of his future plans for the community of Louisa through CAP. He concludes his "street preaching" with a prayer for the crowd.

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1992oh263_cap032

Interviewee Name

Ralph W. Beiting

Interviewer Name

Zack Lewton

Interview Date

1992-07-20

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Beiting, Ralph W. Interview by Zack Lewton. 20 Jul. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Beiting, R.W. (1992, July 20). Interview by Z. Lewton. Christian Appalachian Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Beiting, Ralph W., interview by Zack Lewton. July 20, 1992, Christian Appalachian Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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