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Our Lady of the exile : diasporic religion at a Cuban Catholic shrine in Miami

Author: Thomas A Tweed
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
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Our Lady of the Exile is a study of Cuban-American popular Catholicism, focusing on the shrine of Our Lady of Charity in Miami. Drawing on a wide range of sources and using both historical and ethnographic methods, the book examines the religious life of the Cuban exiles who visit the shrine.
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Named Person: Marie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Tweed
ISBN: 019510529X 9780195105292
OCLC Number: 36017240
Description: xv, 224 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Virgin's Exile: The Cuban Patroness and the Diaspora in Miami --
2. Santeria, Catholicism, and Evangelization: Struggles for Religious Identity --
3. Diverse Devotees, Plural Practices, and Multiple Meanings --
4. Nationalism, Religion, and Diasporic Identity: An Interpretive Framework --
5. Religious Artifacts and Diasporic Identity --
6. Religious Rituals and Diasporic Identity --
Postscript: Religion, Place, and Displacement --
App. B. English-Language Version of the Structured Interview Questions.
Series Title: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Thomas A. Tweed.
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This study of Cuban-American popular Catholicism, focuses on the shrine of Our Lady of Charity in Miami, which is the sacred centre of the Cuban community in exile. Tweed uses historical and  Read more...

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