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Migrant Hearts

Valentina Napolitano

in Migrant Hearts and the Atlantic Return: Transnationalism and the Roman Catholic Church

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267484
eISBN:
9780823272365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267484.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter—through the analyses of ritual celebrations such as Latin American Mission’s pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of the Divino Amore (outside Rome), as well as the devotional presence of the ... More


Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Kristin Norget, Valentina Napolitano, and Maya Mayblin (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

A collection of classic and contemporary ethnographic explorations of Catholicism, by anthropologists and religious studies scholars. The book approaches Catholicism through a variety topics and ... More


Coincidence and Consequence

Deirdre de la Cruz

in Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226314884
eISBN:
9780226315072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315072.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Chapter Six engages the themes of misfortune, crisis, catastrophe, and war in Marian apparitions at the same time that it further widens the question of Filipinos’ intensifying role in Christian ... More


Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Sociocultural anthropologists have taken increasing interest in the global communities established by Roman Catholic and Protestant churches, but the many streams of Eastern Christianity have so far ... More


Pilgrimages as Kenotic Communities Beyond the Walls of the Church

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter argues that Russian Orthodoxy provides an interesting context for examining the relationship between churchly religiosity and religion outside the church. The church is tolerant and ... More


Avtobusniki: Russian Orthodox Pilgrims' Longing for Authenticity

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter explores both the production and the consumption of authenticity, which in the sphere of religious travel is an object of negotiation among different agents. The principal agents are the ... More


The Mountain

David A. Palmer and Elijah Siegler

in Dream Trippers: Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481760
eISBN:
9780226484983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226484983.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter compares how Huashan, one of the five sacred peaks of classical China, is a source of enchanting experiences for both the Dream Trippers and the resident Daoist monks. The chapter traces ... More


Excerpt from “St Besse: A Study of an Alpine Cult”

Robert Hertz

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The works of French sociologist Robert Hertz (1881–1915) are now staple readings in general anthropology. This study of the cult of a saint in the Italian Alps is lesser known than Hertz’s celebrated ... More


Excerpt from “Iconophily and Iconoclasm in Marian Pilgrimage”

Victor Turner and Edith Turner

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Before he died, the well-known anthropologist of African religion Victor Turner (1920–83) turned his attention to Catholic forms of pilgrimage and, with Edith Turner, traveled across the world ... More


Excerpt from <i>Person and God in a Spanish Valley</i>

William A. Christian

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The book Person and God in a Spanish Valley, by anthropologist and historian William A. Christian, is a classic twentieth-century study in the anthropology of Catholicism. It embraces key spatial and ... More


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