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The miracle of Amsterdam : biography of a contested devotion

Author: Charles Caspers; P J Margry
Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Miracle of Amsterdam presents a "cultural biography" of a Dutch devotional manifestation. According to tradition, on the night of March 15, 1345, a Eucharistic host thrown into a burning fireplace was found intact hours later. A chapel was erected over the spot, and the citizens of Amsterdam became devoted to their "Holy Stead." From the original Eucharistic processions evolved the custom of individual devotees  Read more...
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Caspers, Charles, 1953-
Miracle of Amsterdam.
Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019011954
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Caspers; P J Margry
ISBN: 9780268105686 0268105685 9780268105679 0268105677
OCLC Number: 1097365892
Notes: Translation of: Het mirakel van Amsterdam : biografie van een betwiste devotie.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 420 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates)
Contents: Creation and expansion of a cult (1345/1500) --
In the Habsburgs' favor (1500/1600) --
The miracle on the margins (1600/1795) --
The battle for public space (1795/1881) --
The silent walk as a national symbol of identity (1881/1960) --
Revolution and the reinvention of tradition (1960/2015) --
Conflict or consensus?
Other Titles: Mirakel van Amsterdam.
Responsibility: Charles Caspers and Peter Jan Margry.

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Presents a ""cultural biography"" of a Dutch devotional manifestation. According to tradition, on the night of March 15, 1345, a Eucharistic host thrown into a burning fireplace was found intact  Read more...

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