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Author Krebs, Jill

Title Our Lady of Emmitsburg
Published Lexington Books, 2016


Description 1 online resource
Contents Title Page; Acknowledgments; "It's probably about the most Catholic town in America": Introduction; "The holiness was palpable"; "It is holy ground"; "Our Lady's got that maternal thing "; "It hasn't made me think that I'm not a good Catholic"; "The truth of God must erupt as a volcano"; "If it's true or if it's not true really doesn't matter to me": Conclusions; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary This ethnography uses a lived religion approach to explore devotion in contemporary Marian apparitional movements. It investigates how individuals understand and express Catholic identity in the modern world through beliefs, practices, and relationships with individuals, institutions, and divine figures
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Subject Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Apparitions and miracles -- Maryland -- Emmitsburg
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Emmitsburg (Md.) -- Religious life and customs
Maryland -- Emmitsburg
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1498523560