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Mary

Adele Reinhartz

in Jesus of Hollywood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195146967
eISBN:
9780199785469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146967.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at the portrayal of Mary, Jesus' mother, in the Gospels and in the Jesus biopics. The films ask two major questions: What was Mary's role in Jesus' infancy and childhood? And, what ... More


Pop Music

David Brown

in God and Grace of Body: Sacrament in Ordinary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231829
eISBN:
9780191716218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231829.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the aesthetics of pop music in general and then focuses on how specific artists might facilitate religious experience. It examines not just ‘light’ popular music, but also the ... More


Vicarious Atonement

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Discusses how Rose of Lima, on the model of Christ, offered herself as a sacrificial victim to expiate the sins of natives, Spaniards, and Creoles in the New World. Rose of Lima’s patronage is ... More


Accidental Pilgrims

Karin Vélez

in The Miraculous Flying House of Loreto

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174006
eISBN:
9780691184494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174006.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes how some Catholic pilgrims tried to reconcile the Jesuit official advice of mental self-discipline with their first intense encounters with the Madonna of Loreto. The pilgrims' ... More


Sikh Children’s Literature and Identity*

Toby B. Johnson

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter describes the educational role of Sikh children’s literature (such as the Amar Chitra Katha comic books) and its influence on the development of a Sikh identity among the young. It ... More


Entzückt: Schumann, Raphael, Faust

Nicholas Marston

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

So powerful is our image of Schumann as the most literary of composers that we easily overlook his interest in the visual arts and his association with contemporary painters such as Eduard Bendemann. ... More


“Of the Brown-Skin Type”: Madonnas, Mulattas, and Modern Women in Literary Print Culture

Laila Haidarali

in Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores three brown-skin types that arose as a dynamic visual and literary repertoire in Harlem Renaissance print culture. The first image of the “brown Madonna” is studied as one ... More


Fighting to Save the City of New York

Margaret M. McGuinness

in Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Sisters of Christian Doctrine opened their first social settlement, Madonna House, in 1910 on the Lower East Side of New York City. The sisters operated a day nursery and kindergarten for ... More


Neighbors and Teachers

Margaret M. McGuinness

in Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Twenty years after the founding of Madonna House, the Sisters of Christian Doctrine opened a second social settlement. Located in the Bronx, Ave Maria House offered the traditional programs founded ... More


Smear Campaign: Giuliani, the Holy Virgin Mary, and the Critical Study of Whiteness

David R. Roediger

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents a description of how whiteness informed the 1999 “smear campaign” of New York City's mayor, Rudolph Giuliani, against the depiction of a Black Virgin Mary by the Afro-British ... More


The end(s) of feminism(s)? From Madonna to Ally McBeal

Geraldine Harris

in Beyond Representation: Television Drama and the Politics and Aesthetics of Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074585
eISBN:
9781781701010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074585.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter considers the progress/progressiveness of the representation and construction of feminism within television, and examines the discourses that have informed and shaped feminist television ... More


Looking for Mary Magdalene: Alternative Pilgrimage and Ritual Creativity at Catholic Shrines in France

Anna Fedele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199898404
eISBN:
9780199980130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898404.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book provides a detailed ethnography of alternative pilgrimages to Catholic shrines in contemporary France that are dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene or house black Madonna statues. Based on ... More


“… it’s not my time to go …”: Die Another Day

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0023
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

While David Arnold was again signed to write the score for the first 007 film of the 21st century, the lack of success for his title song on the previous film led MGM management to seek a big-name ... More


The Madonna Archive: Celebrity, Ageing and Fan Nostalgia

Joanne Garde-Hansen

in Media and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The relationship between popular memory and popular music has had little attention and yet long standing artists such as Madonna, while celebrated for reinvention and innovation, have been left ... More


Innocent Ecstasy, Updated Edition: How Christianity Gave America an Ethic of Sexual Pleasure

Peter Gardella

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190609405
eISBN:
9780190609436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190609405.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Americans today—whether Catholic or agnostic, evangelical or liberal, gay or straight or transsexual—agree that sexual experience should be free from guilt and ecstatically pleasurable. For most of ... More


Pop Music, Multimedia and Live Performance

Jem Kelly

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the ‘inter-medial’ pop concert, where live performance is combined with virtual representations of some kind, and it looks at how these can impact on what actually constitutes ... More


Pilgrims Dealing with Their Christian Backgrounds

Anna Fedele

in Looking for Mary Magdalene: Alternative Pilgrimage and Ritual Creativity at Catholic Shrines in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199898404
eISBN:
9780199980130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898404.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the way in which the pilgrims come to terms with the Christian theories and concepts they received in their childhood. These pilgrims’ life stories, as well as their accounts ... More


Embracing The Darkness

Anna Fedele

in Looking for Mary Magdalene: Alternative Pilgrimage and Ritual Creativity at Catholic Shrines in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199898404
eISBN:
9780199980130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898404.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the pilgrims conceptualization of “darkness” and their desire to embrace rather than refuse or condemn their own dark side. On the French trips they recognized their dark side ... More


The Intertextual Politics of Cultural Catholicism: Tiepolo, Madonna, Scorsese

Paul Giles

in Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640492
eISBN:
9780748652129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640492.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how the intertextual politics of cultural Catholicism manifested itself as aesthetic style in the work of Italian painter Domenico Tiepolo, American popular artist Madonna and ... More


The Most Famous Performer in America

Andrew L. Erdman

in Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449703
eISBN:
9780801465727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449703.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter describes the extent of Eva Tanguay's popularity from 1908 to 1918. At that time, she was considered the jewel in the crown of a mass-market brand of entertainment. From the ... More


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