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Book burning to get right with Christ, says organizer

 


A Goldendale woman is holding a voluntary book burning on her property Saturday of materials she and others consider to be “not of our God in Heaven,” despite some sharp criticism from some quarters and word from the Rural 7 fire department that her burn permit does not allow burning of paper and printed matter. She has put the word out to the community for anyone who feels as she does to join her.

“I talked to someone yesterday who mentioned Hitler and book burning,” says Mary Reeves, organizer of the event. “But I’m not going door-to-door taking materials away from anyone. This is voluntary.”

“God spoke to me,” Reeves says when asked why she put the book burning togeth...



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