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{} It Is Beautiful to Live with Saints: The Americanization of Modern Sanctity

Paula M. Kane

in Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607603
eISBN:
9781469612560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607603.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers how a Catholic community that was already convinced of Sister Thorn's charisma was preparing her as a potential saint by establishing her virtues and associating her with a ... More


{} Cor Jesu Regnabit: Devotional Culture in American Catholicism

Paula M. Kane

in Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607603
eISBN:
9781469612560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607603.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter regards Sister Thorn and women religious as producers and consumers of devotional and religious goods that served the intimate needs of Catholics in crisis situations and established ... More


{} Find Sweet Music Everywhere: Modern Catholic Supernaturalism

Paula M. Kane

in Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607603
eISBN:
9781469612560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607603.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines how Sister Thorn's prolonged illness and death represented this cult of suffering to its fullest degree and honored the special sensitivity of women's bodies to divine contact. ... More


Conclusion

Paula M. Kane

in Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607603
eISBN:
9781469612560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607603.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book concludes by showing how Sister Thorn represents the dilemmas that faced the in-between generation in the history of Catholic spirituality in interwar America. This group has been closely ... More


Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

Paula M. Kane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607603
eISBN:
9781469612560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607610_Kane
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

One day in 1917, while cooking dinner at home in Manhattan, Margaret Reilly (1884–1937) felt a sharp pain over her heart and claimed to see a crucifix emerging in blood on her skin. Four years later, ... More


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