Inventing the sacred : imposture, Inquisition, and the boundaries of the supernatural in Golden Age Spain (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Inventing the sacred : imposture, Inquisition, and the boundaries of the supernatural in Golden Age Spain

Author: Andrew W Keitt
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005.
Series: The medieval and early modern Iberian world, 25.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Inventing the Sacred" analyzes the Spanish Inquisition's campaign to ferret out "false saints and scandalous impostors" whose claims of divinely inspired visions and revelations threatened the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew W Keitt
ISBN: 9004145818 9789004145818 9004145818
OCLC Number: 1025478533
Notes: Bibliografía: p. [207]-223.
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Relaciones: Es número monográfico de la publicación: The medieval and early modern Iberian world, ISSN 1569-1934 ; n. 25.
Description: VIII, 229 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements.. viiIntroduction. False Saints and Scandalous Impostors.. . . 1Chapter One. The Case of Mateo "the Holy Mat-Maker".. . . 13Mateo in Madrid.. . . 14The Trial of Faith.. . 19A Captive's Audience.. . 23Chapter Two. Royal Madrid: New Babylon or Catholic Court.. . 35Villa y Corte.. . 35Babylonian Madrid.. 38A Sacralized Cityscape.. . . 40An Inquisition for Madrid.. 45Chapter Three. Visions of Uncertainty.. . . 55Jean Gerson and the Discourse of Discernment.. . . 56Embodied Spirituality.. 65From Illuminism to Imposture.. 78Chapter Four. Interiority, Discipline, and "Unconfined Women" . . 87Interiority and Social Discipline.. . 88Beatas at the Catholic Court.. . . 91Spiritual Governance, Popular Piety, and Gender.. 99Publicizing Piety.. 107Chapter Five. Spiritual Plagiarism.. . 114Counter-Reformation Self-Fashioning?.. 116The Writings of Maria Bautista.. . . 118Impersonating Saint Teresa.. 129Chapter Six. The Miraculous Body of Evidence.. . 139Medical Discourse and Visionary Experience.. . . 144Naturalization and Its Discontents.. . . 151Deposing the Devil.. 172Chapter Seven. Medicinal Monarchy.. . 183Medical Politics.. . 183Philip IV and the Construction of Royal Thaumaturgy.. 193Conclusion.. 202Works Cited.. . 207Index.. 225
Series Title: The medieval and early modern Iberian world, 25.
Other Titles: The medieval and early modern Iberian world.
Responsibility: by Andrew W. Keitt.

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'In all, Keitt's is a useful book, and should interest many, providing as it does a close analysis of how elite thinkers and more mundane madrilenos understood sanctity in the latter half of the Read more...

 
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