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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 94

2. Walter L. Fleming, The Religious and Hospitable Rite of Feet Washing (Sewanee, TN: University Press of the University of the South, [1908?]; reprinted from The Sewanee Review [January 1908]). (15 p.)

History of feet washing as a Christian ritual in the time of Christ, in the Catholic Church, and in protestant denominations in both Europe and American. The author believes that the origins of ceremonial feet washing can be traced to the arid countries of Asia and Africa.