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Saints and their cults in the Atlantic world

Author: Margaret Cormack
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2007.
Series: Carolina lowcountry and the Atlantic world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Traces the changing significance of a dozen saints and holy sites, from the fourth century to the twentieth, and, from Africa, Sicily, Wales, and Iceland to Canada, Boston, Brazil, and the Caribbean.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Cormack
ISBN: 1570036306 9781570036309
OCLC Number: 69423245
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held Feb. 20-22, 2004 at the College of Charleston.
Description: xiii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Saints and pilgrims on land and water : French and Spanish missionizing strategies in colonial North America / John Corrigan --
St. Benedict the Moor : from Sicily to the new world / Giovanna Fiume --
Image and imagination in the cult of St. Amico / Rodger Payne --
Seeking the holy child of Tierra Adentro : the historical origins of the Santo Niño de Atocha, 1704-1848 / Juan Javier Pescador --
Prayers in plaster and plastic : Catholic Kitsch as ritual habit / Robert Westerfelhaus --
Massachusetts miracles : controlling cures in Catholic Boston, 1929-1930 / Patrick J. Hayes --
Our Lady of Prompt Succor : the search for an American Marian cult in New Orleans / Michael Pasquier --
Wars of religion in the circum-Caribbean : English iconoclasm in Spanish America, 1570-1702 / Nicholas M. Beasley --
The influence of pilgrimage on artistic traditions in medieval Ireland / Tessa Garton --
St. Winefride's well : the significance and survival of a Welsh Catholic shrine from the early Middle Ages to the present day / Robert E. Scully, S.J. --
Holy wells and national identity in Iceland / Margaret Cormack --
The Fountain of Youth : history of an errant shrine / Ryan K. Smith.
Series Title: Carolina lowcountry and the Atlantic world.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Cormack.
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