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Cultures of devotion folk saints of Spanish America by Frank Graziano

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian saints -- Cult -- Latin America,
  • Folk religion -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Religious life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-312) and index

StatementFrank Graziano
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4659.L3 G73 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 322 p. :
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18214536M
ISBN 100195171306
ISBN 109780195171303
LC Control Number2006005948

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Cultures of Devotion, Graziano's most recent book, articulates the balances of belief, hope and bargaining between the people of Spanish America and their saints. Graziano's keen and thorough sense of academic investigation is evident throughout the book, as is his humor, curiosity, and willingness to interface with beliefs "jeopardized if 5/5. In this book Frank Graziano provides the first overview in any language of these saints, offering in-depth studies of the beliefs, rituals, and devotions surrounding seven representative figures. Cultures of Devotion - Frank Graziano - Oxford University Press.   Cultures of Devotion is a major ethnography of saintly ethics in Latin America, and it should serve as a key reference on the subject for years to come." — Anthropology and Humanism "Frank Graziano's study is an important contribution to scholarly work that pays serious attention to the faith lives and practices of marginalized : Oxford University Press.   ***** FIVE STARS OF PROFOUND EXCELLENCE ***** Historically enthralling and biographically compelling. Far and above, Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice is the best book I've read this year (non-fiction or otherwise) bar none! Reads like fiction, but is one-hundred-percent authentically true, honoring American heroism, /5.

The book combines not only different social and religious frameworks but also takes a critical look at ways in which feminists have (mis)interpreted the meaning of Mary for women. It therefore combines theological and ethnographic methods in order to create a feminist Marian theology that is particularly attentive to women’s lived religious. Cultures of Devotion is the first overview in any language of this important but little-studied aspect of the dynamic culture of contemporary Spanish America.\" \"Frank Graziano provides an inside view of the beliefs, rituals, and devotions surrounding six representative folk saints from Argentina, Mexico, and Peru.\"--Jacket.\/span>\" ; \u00A0. This book presents an interpretive overview of folk saint devotions in the Spanish-speaking Americas. The chapters are dedicated to folk saints from Argentina, Mexico, and Peru: Difunta Correa, Gaucho Gil, Niño Compadrito, Niño Fidencio, San La Muerte, and Sarita Colonia. The introduction and conclusion treat themes such as tragic death, curanderos (healers), miracles, . Buy This Book in Print. summary. In Emotion and Devotion Miri Rubin explores the craft of the historian through a series of studies of medieval religious cultures. In three original chapters she approaches the medieval figure of the Virgin Mary with the aim of .

Cultures of devotion in multiple forms were central to medieval lives, and because of their significance they became sites for defining and negotiating gender identities and issues. The essay first examines whether participation in communal rituals and popular devotion was open to women as well as to men. A second issue was the availability of membership for women in the Author: Kathleen Ashley. 1st Edition Published on J by Routledge This book examines women’s relationship to the Virgin Mary in two different cultural and religious context The Virgin Mary across Cultures: Devotion among Costa Rican Catholic a.   Poverty and Devotion in Mendicant Cultures by. Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis.   The book combines not only different social and religious frameworks but also takes a critical look at ways in which feminists have (mis)interpreted the meaning of Mary for women. It therefore combines theological and ethnographic methods in order to create a feminist Marian theology that is particularly attentive to women’s lived religious Author: Elina Inkeri Tellervo Vuola.