The Virgin of el barrio : Marian apparitions, Catholic evangelizing, and Mexican American activism (Book, 2005) [Union University]
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The Virgin of el barrio : Marian apparitions, Catholic evangelizing, and Mexican American activism

Author: Kristy Nabhan-Warren
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2005.
Series: Qualitative studies in religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1998, a Mexican American woman named Estela Ruiz began seeing visions of the Virgin Mary in south Phoenix. Based on ten years of participant observation and in-depth interviews, this book traces  Read more...

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Named Person: Estela Ruiz; Estela Ruiz; Estela Ruiz
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristy Nabhan-Warren
ISBN: 081475824X 9780814758243 0814758258 9780814758250
OCLC Number: 56591058
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.
Responsibility: Kristy Nabhan-Warren.
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This wonderfully written study, one of the most comprehensive and insightful books about modern Marian apparitions in North America, takes the story from the Virgin's first appearance to a feminist Read more...

 
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