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|Named Person:||Estela Ruiz; Estela Ruiz|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||081475824X 9780814758243 0814758258 9780814758250|
|Description:||x, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Fe (faith), familia (family), and communidad (community) : Mexican American devotion to the Virgin Mary --
Estela Ruiz and the Virgin of the Americas : an intimate relationship --
From the devil to Mary : the Ruiz family narratives --
Battling satan : the Blessed Mother's messages of healing, hope, and urgency --
"On fire for Mary and Jesus!" : becoming new men and women in Mary's Ministries --
Catholic evangelization : fighting "fire with fire" --
Corporate evangelizers :: a family's "vision" for South Phoenix --
Hope and healing : the dialectics of faith and place --
Conclusion : Grassroots Catholicism.
|Series Title:||Qualitative studies in religion.|
"This book stands as an intimate portrait of the visionary; 'a woman torn between the individualism she enjoyed in the 'Anglo world' and her familial commitments in her Mexican-American home."