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Miraculous Migrants to the City of Angels: Perceptions of El Santo Niño de Atocha and San Simón as Sources of Health and Healing

Patrick A. Polk, Michael Owen Jones, Claudia J. Hernández, and Reyna C. Ronelli

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Like many other megacities in the United States, the sacred landscape of Los Angeles, California, is composed of numerous cathedrals, mosques, synagogues, storefront churches, temples, and shrines ... More


The Santo Niño de Atocha

Brett Hendrickson

in The Healing Power of the Santuario de Chimayó: America's Miraculous Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479815500
eISBN:
9781479870547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815500.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter chronicles the rise of the most important devotional figure at the Santuario de Chimayó, the Santo Niño de Atocha. Two arguments are offered as to why the Santo Niño gained prominence in ... More


La Mesa del Santo Niño de Atocha and the Conchero Dance Tradition of Mexico-Tenochtilaάn: Religious Healing in Urban Mexico and the United States

Inés Hernández-avila

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the ways in which the Conchero dance tradition in Mexico City, as well as in many urban areas in the United States, manifests a process of religious healing that is not only ... More


Time and Transcendence at Ati-atihan

William Peterson

in Places for Happiness: Community, Self, and Performance in the Philippines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851637
eISBN:
9780824869069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851637.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers how dance functions in the context of the Ati-atihan Festival in the town of Kalibo in the Visayan region, mapping out a phenomenologically-grounded anthropology of perception ... More


Latin American Gothic

Enrique Ajuria Ibarra

in Twenty-First-Century Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440929
eISBN:
9781474477024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440929.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Recently, scholarly criticism has acknowledged the presence of the Gothic in Latin America, which should be distinguished from magic realism and the fantastic. Latin American Gothic evinces regional, ... More


Santuario de Chimayó

Frank Graziano

in Historic Churches of New Mexico Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190663476
eISBN:
9780190940263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663476.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

After a summary of the santuario’s history, the Christ of Esquipulas is discussed in relation to the Guatemalan image by the same name and to other Black Christs in the region. The use of holy dirt ... More


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