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Miraculous images and votive offerings in Mexico

Author: Frank Graziano
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press [2016] © 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico offers an exploration of miracles, petitionary devotion, and ex votos, based on extensive fieldwork in Guanajuato, Jalisco, Queretaro, San Luis  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Graziano
ISBN: 9780199790869 0199790868 9780199790852 019979085X
OCLC Number: 957493458
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 336 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgmets ; Preface ; Senor del Rayo ; MIRACULOUS IMAGES ; Ambiguity ; Attributes ; Faith, Presence, and Power ; Projective Animation ; Poetic Faith ; Simulacra ; Otatitlan ; PETITIONARY DEVOTION ; Votive Exchange ; Reciprocity ; The Miracle of Everyday Life ; Juquila ; SEEING THROUGH FAITH ; Faith as a Cognitive Filter ; Miracle Attribution ; Medical Miracles ; Marco ; COLLABORATIONS ; Sacred Power and Human Agency ; Disclosure ; Proximity and Contact ; Juramentos ; Remedios ; VOTIVE OFFERINGS ; Taxonomy ; As Befits a House of God ; The Strange Life of Objects ; Presence ; Votive Texts ; Retablos ; Chalma ; RESEARCH SITES ; Index ; Notes
Responsibility: Frank Graziano.

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