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The Authority of Appearances

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/9780226315072.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Chapter One examines several texts produced or published by Spanish friars that narrate the origins of some of the most significant apparitions of the Virgin Mary in the colonial Philippines. Often ... More


America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Thomas A. Tweed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The National Shrine in Washington, D.C., has been deeply loved, blithely ignored, and passionately criticized. It has been praised as a “dazzling jewel” and dismissed as a “towering Byzantine beach ... More


Religious Antagonism and Shared Sanctuaries in Algeria

Dionigi Albera

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter considers Muslim attendance at a Marian sanctuary in Algeria, Our Lady of Africa in Algiers, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. It examines the sanctuary's relationship to a ... More


Reproductive justice in Ireland: a feminist analysis of the Neary and Halappanavar cases

Joan McCarthy

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter offers a feminist reading of two Irish cases that raise important ethical and legal concerns:  the unnecessary peripartum hysterectomies at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda and the ... More


Our Lady of the Assassins and Levinas’s Ethics as First Philosophy

Edward Lamberti

in Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Barbet Schroeder’s violent and romantic Spanish-language Colombian drama Our Lady of the Assassins (2000). The film, based on the 1994 novel by Fernando Vallejo, tells the story ... More


Our Lady of Everyday Life

María Del Socorro Castañeda-Liles

in Our Lady of Everyday Life: La Virgen de Guadalupe and the Catholic Imagination of Mexican Women in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190280390
eISBN:
9780190280437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280390.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The author demonstrates how the Mexican Catholic imagination is not fixed but is always evolving as women experience life and as their Catholic faith and devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe grows ... More


Of the caravel they call the Taviras' for the marvelous thing that Will Be recounted here that God and His Glorious Mother did for these women and for other persons who were involved In this shipwreck.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In the year 1519 a caravel bound for these islands left the city and harbor of Santa María de la Antigua del Darién, which is in Tierra Firme on the Gulf of Urabá in the jurisdiction of Castilla del ... More


Declaring Sanctuary

Mario T. García

in Father Luis Olivares a Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643311
eISBN:
9781469643335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643311.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the formal declaration of public sanctuary at La Placita Church by Fr. Olivares. In step with the national sanctuary movement in the country, Fr. Olivares believed that after ... More


Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Image and Its Circulation

Alyshia Gálvez

in Guadalupe in New York: Devotion and the Struggle for Citizenship Rights among Mexican Immigrants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732144
eISBN:
9780814733134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732144.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter is about the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe and its ability to serve as a beacon to Mexican immigrants in New York City, as well as its circulation. The chapter focuses in part on la ... More


Feting Haiti’s Patron Saint in Little Haiti: The Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Terry Rey, Alex Stepick, and Archbishop Thomas Wenski

in Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777084
eISBN:
9781479802678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777084.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter centers on a single week of exuberant religious celebrations at Notre Dame, which concentrates on the Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Haiti's patron saint. These celebrations are ... More


Zambia

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Zambia (population 10.7 million) is a landlocked country in Southern Africa that covers an area of 5, 664 km2. Palliative care is provided by six organizations delivering a total of twenty services. ... More


Why Do They Paint Her This Way? She Is Our Mother

María Del Socorro Castañeda-Liles

in Our Lady of Everyday Life: La Virgen de Guadalupe and the Catholic Imagination of Mexican Women in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190280390
eISBN:
9780190280437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280390.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chicana feminist interpretations of Our Lady of Guadalupe tend to depart from traditional representations and have caused controversy. This chapter examines the responses of three different groups of ... More


Los Comités Guadalupanos and Asociación Tepeyac: Their Formation and Context

Alyshia Gálvez

in Guadalupe in New York: Devotion and the Struggle for Citizenship Rights among Mexican Immigrants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732144
eISBN:
9780814733134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732144.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter recounts the founding of the two comités guadalupanos that were the focus of the research and the umbrella organization that links them, the Asociación Tepeyac. It focuses on three kinds ... More


Northern Settlement Houses and Southern Welfare Centers: The Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine, 1910–1971

Margaret M. McGuinness

in Roman Catholicism in the United States: A Thematic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282760
eISBN:
9780823286263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282760.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on “the sisters,” members of women's religious communities (“nuns,” strictly speaking, were members of cloistered communities; most U.S. sisters pursued active vocations outside ... More


The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton

Monica Weis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130040
eISBN:
9780813135717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130040.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Nature was always vital in Thomas Merton's life, from the long hours he spent as a child watching his father paint landscapes in the fresh air, to his final years of solitude in the hermitage at Our ... More


El Esplendor, Brillantez e Influencia de Nuestra Raza: Panethnic Identity and the Spanish-Speaking Church

Tomás F. Jr. Summers Sandoval

in Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607665
eISBN:
9781469612720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607665.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the rise of a panethnic identity among Latin Americans in San Francisco from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Detailing some of the more pressing qualities of ... More


Governance failures and organisational ethics: perspectives from the Neary and Halappanavar cases

Heike Felzmann

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers two high profile Irish inquiries: the Lourdes Hospital Inquiry on the Neary case and the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Report on University Hospital Galway ... More


Popular Religion as a Source for Understanding the Church

Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Afro-Cuban Theology: Religion, Race, Culture, and Identity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029979
eISBN:
9780813039343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029979.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores a Cuban-American ecclesiology informed by the faith expressions of this particular community. It explores the primacy and theological function of popular religion within ... More


Relics of the Conquest

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

In sixteenth- and seventeenth-century New Spain, criollos – Spaniards born in the New World – would shape stories about Madonnas of the conquest in order to express criollo patriotism, the sense that ... More


Guadalupe in New York: Devotion and the Struggle for Citizenship Rights among Mexican Immigrants

Alyshia Galvez

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732144
eISBN:
9780814733134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732144.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Every December 12, thousands of Mexican immigrants gather for the mass at New York City's St. Patrick's Cathedral in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe's feast day. They kiss images of the Virgin, wait ... More


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