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Miracle Cures: Saints, Pilgrimage, and the Healing Powers of Belief

Robert A. Scott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262751
eISBN:
9780520946200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262751.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Iconic images of medieval pilgrims, such as Geoffrey Chaucer's pilgrims making their laborious way to Canterbury, conjure a distant time when faith was the only refuge of the ill and infirm, and ... More


Immaculate and Sorrowful Mary: Apparitions 1830–1917

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/9780198718383.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter briefly discusses themes in nineteenth-century Marian apparitions without which those in the twentieth century cannot be fully understood. Three major templates for apparitions in the ... More


Sister Lúcia’s Narrative of War and Peace

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/9780198718383.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Fátima’s cult became associated with anti-communism because of later revelations from the main visionary, Lúcia Santos, when she became an adult nun. The approval of the apparitions in 1931 occurred ... More


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