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Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Barry Stephenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Over the past few decades, heritage tourism, pilgrimage routes, and public festivity have emerged as important resources shaping identities and channeling cultural flows in our global world. This ... More


Pilgrimage, Sacred Space

Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Wittenberg as a Lutheran pilgrimage site. The various Lutheran organizations promoting and developing the town as a pilgrimage site are discussed, along with tensions between ... More


Our Lady of the Nations: Apparitions of Mary in 20th-Century Catholic Europe

Chris Maunder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718383
eISBN:
9780191787706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718383.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This work is a detailed overview of the apparitions of Mary in twentieth-century Catholic Europe. It points out that the interpretation of visions as subjective and imaginative is held by the Church ... More


Introduction: Apparitions of Mary in the Twentieth Century

Chris Maunder

in Our Lady of the Nations: Apparitions of Mary in 20th-Century Catholic Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718383
eISBN:
9780191787706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718383.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The introduction sets the scene for the main points of this work. It establishes the main theme of the book, the literature base, and the scope of the research. It then describes apparitions and ... More


‘When the Gestapo Hounded the Apparitions’: Mary in Nazi Germany

Chris Maunder

in Our Lady of the Nations: Apparitions of Mary in 20th-Century Catholic Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718383
eISBN:
9780191787706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718383.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Information on German apparitions in the 1930s is limited in English and so this chapter draws on a French source by Joaquim Bouflet entitled Quand la Gestapo traquait les Apparitions, which explores ... More


Medjugorje: The Queen of Peace and a Civil War

Chris Maunder

in Our Lady of the Nations: Apparitions of Mary in 20th-Century Catholic Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718383
eISBN:
9780191787706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718383.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The accession of John Paul II to the papacy inspired renewed interest in the Marian cult and stimulated the hopes of Catholics in communist countries. For this reason, reports of apparitions at ... More


Conclusion

Chris Maunder

in Our Lady of the Nations: Apparitions of Mary in 20th-Century Catholic Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718383
eISBN:
9780191787706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718383.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The conclusion summarizes the work by listing the contexts that provide the ground for the alternative history of apparition cults: times of persecution; the threat of communism; social and moral ... More


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