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Cultures of Devotion: Folk Saints of Spanish America

Frank Graziano

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171303
eISBN:
9780199785193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171303.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book presents an interpretive overview of folk saint devotions in the Spanish-speaking Americas. The chapters are dedicated to folk saints from Argentina, Mexico, and Peru: Difunta Correa, ... More


Dance of the Dominican Misterios

Martha Ellen Davis (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Dance

Martha Ellen Davis illustrates how the Dominican misterios, the spirits influenced by the Vodou of adjacent Haiti, and also the spirits of the dead manifest themselves to Dominican mediums trained to ... More


The Body of Christ

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/9780824851637.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter Two moves inside the experiential dimensions of the sinakulo and related Good Friday performances and processions, grounding it in a consideration of the relationship between the individual ... More


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