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Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico (Hardcover): Frank Graziano
Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico (Hardcover): Frank Graziano

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Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico (Hardcover)

Frank Graziano

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Mexican statues and paintings of figures like the Virgin of Guadalupe and the Lord of Chalma are endowed with sacred presence and the power to perform miracles. Millions of devotees visit these miraculous images to request miracles for health, employment, children, and countless everyday matters. When requests are granted, devotees reciprocate with votive offerings. Collages, photographs, documents, texts, milagritos, hair and braids, clothing, retablos, and other representative objects cover walls at many shrines. Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico studies such petitionary devotion-primarily through extensive fieldwork at several shrines in Guanajuato, Jalisco, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, and Zacatecas. Graziano is interested in retablos not only as extraordinary works of folk art but: as Mexican expressions of popular Catholicism comprising a complex of beliefs, rituals, and material culture; as archives of social history; and as indices of a belief system that include

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Imprint: Oxford UniversityPress
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2016
Authors: Frank Graziano (John D. MacArthur Professor of Hispanic Studies)
Dimensions: 235 x 162 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 352
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-979086-9
Barcode: 9780199790869
Categories: Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Christianity > Christian worship
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian worship
Books > Christianity > Christian Worship
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Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Christianity > Christian worship > General
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Books > Christianity > Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Christianity > Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church > General
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology > Social & cultural anthropology
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology > Social & cultural anthropology > General
LSN: 0-19-979086-8

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