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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Fedewa, Marilyn H.
María of Ágreda.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2009
|Named Person:||María de Jesús, de Agreda sor; María de Jesús, de Agreda sor; María de Jesús, de Ágreda; Maria (de Jesús)|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marilyn H Fedewa
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (xvi, 337 p. :) ill., map.|
|Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.|
|Contents:||Front Cover; Title Page; CIP; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Chapter 1 Who Is María of Ágreda?; Part One A LITTLE GIRL WITH BIG EYES 1602; Chapter 2 "Suddenly my perception expanded"; Chapter 3 "Everyone spilled copious tears"; Chapter 4 "I found myself much troubled, sorrowful and discouraged"; Part Two AMERICA'S MYSTICAL LADY IN BLUE 1620; Chapter 5 "The finest persons of any people we saw"; Chapter 6 "It is difficult to interpret ... spiritual processes, in terms of matter"; Chapter 7 "My confessors ... [were] extremely fond of these sensational topics." Chapter 8 "An engineer came to remove the rocks with gunpowder"Part Three BIOGRAPHER OF THE HEAVENLY QUEEN 1635; Chapter 9 "A knowledge of light, holy, sweet and pure"; Chapter 10 "A most beautiful ... Queen, crowned with the stars"; Chapter 11 "The wounds of love, body and soul"; Chapter 12 "Catholic kings are not successful in the government of their countries"; Part Four ADVISER TO THE SPANISH KING 1643; Chapter 13 "The king ... commanded that I write to him"; Chapter 14 "I believe your intentions are good"; Chapter 15 "I am beside myself, Your Majesty." Chapter 16 "I remain alone and fearful of making mistakes"Chapter 17 "Others have died for this"; Part Five THE SPANISH INQUISITION INTERROGATES THE LADY IN BLUE 1650; Chapter 18 "It felt good to my soul despite the enigma"; Chapter 19 "Angels take on more of an aerial body"; Chapter 20 "I saw them all written out in a divine handwriting"; Chapter 21 "Of the history of the Queen ... it is best to keep it a secret"; Chapter 22 "I was alone, without counsel"; Part Six Fruits of a Mystic's Labor 1650; Chapte 23 "For God's sake ... I beg you to ... avoid oppressing the poor." Chapter 24 "I have come undone in affection"Chapter 25 "Your trials are my own"; Chapter 26 "Punish the rich and powerful people who oppress the poor"; Chapter 27 "To God, the past and future are both now"; Part Seven THE AFTER-STORY: 1665 THROUGH THE PRESENT; Chapter 28 Saint María of Ágreda?; Chapter 29 Sor María's "Poetic Theology" Banned in Paris; Chapter 30 American "Ágredistas" Revive Sor María's Cause; Afterword The Quest to Explain Mystical Phenomena in a Scientific Age; Appendix A Reference Chronology for the Lifetime of María of Ágreda; Appendix B. Appendix C María of Ágreda's Major WritingsAppendix D María of Ágreda's Daily Schedule; Appendix E Sor María's Southwest American Presence after Her Death; Appendix F Popes and Their Terms during and after Sor María's Lifetime; Appendix G Fourteen Inspections of Sor María's Incorrupt Corpse (1667-1989); Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Back Cover.|
|Responsibility:||Marilyn H. Fedewa.|
"Marilyn Fedewa has written a stirring portrait of Maria of Agreda, a brilliant... remarkable player in major spiritual and secular events of [her] age." - Kenneth A. Briggs, former religion editor