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Author Klimek, Daniel Maria, author

Title Medjugorje and the supernatural : science, mysticism, and extraordinary religious experience / Daniel Maria Klimek
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (393 pages)
Contents Introduction -- The young woman on the hill -- Public revelation and private revelation -- Mysticism in the twentieth century -- The greate debate -- Medical and scientific studies on the apparitions in Mudjugorje -- Mudjugorje's uniqueness -- Learning from shortcomings, moving forward with new models
Summary In 1981, six young people in the village of Medjugorje, in what was then Yugoslavia (now Bosnia-Herzegovina), reported that the Virgin Mary had appeared to them. The Medjugorge visionaries say that Mary has returned every day since then, bringing them important messages from heaven to convey to the world. Over the past three decades the Medjugorje visionaries have been subjected to extensive medical, psychological, and scientific examination, even while undergoing their visionary experiences. Daniel Klimek analyzes the scientific studies on the visionaries in juxtaposition with the major schol
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Subject Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Apparitions and miracles -- Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Međugorje
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Religion and science.
Experience (Religion)
Religion and Science
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology.
Experience (Religion)
Religion and science
Međugorje (Bosnia and Herzegovina) -- Religious life and customs
Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Međugorje
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190679217