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Nova Religio. 2017; 2125–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.5
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jill M. Krebs; Joseph Laycock Marian apparitions, as diverse, global, and dynamic phenomena, offer opportunities for multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural analysis. We are pleased in this special issue to offer seven essays highlighting the increasing internationalization of Marian devotional...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 212125–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.125
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jill Krebs © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal . By Deirdre de la Cruz . University of Chicago Press , 2015 . 320 pages. $90.00 cloth; $30.00 paper; ebook available. has been written...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 19331–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.19.3.31
Published: 01 February 2016
...Jill Krebs This article extends recent scholarship on new religious movements that has stressed newness, tension, and social alignment. New Catholic communities that have grown around contemporary Marian apparitions allow the application of theoretical models and add nuance to understandings of new...
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Nova Religio. 2011; 1435–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2011.14.3.5
Published: 01 February 2011
...David G. Bromley; Rachel S. Bobbitt This article examines the histories of thirteen modern-era Marian apparitional movements in search of key factors related to their origination and development. The formation of these movements is similar to the origination of other new religious groups in some...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21243–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.43
Published: 01 November 2017
...Agnieszka Halemba Based on an analysis of existing literature on Marian apparitions and field research-based case study from contemporary Transcarpathian Ukraine, this article asserts that an interpretation of Marian apparitional movements as a form of acquiescence to the authoritarian and...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21226–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.26
Published: 01 November 2017
...J. Eugene Clay Modern Marian apparitions have often responded to various incarnations of rational Enlightenment political thought, from the 1830 French revolution to Soviet socialism and the international Communist movement. Through her apparitions, the Virgin and her devotees have engaged in...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21273–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.73
Published: 01 November 2017
... context for understanding the tension between clergy and laity within the context of Marian apparitions, and it illustrates the extent to which these apparitions can provide access to sacred authority for visionaries and their followers. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 212100–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.100
Published: 01 November 2017
...Sandra L. Zimdars-Swartz In the late summer and fall of 1950, Juliet Hughes, a self-appointed promoter of a Marian apparition at Lipa in the Philippines, joined the crowds assembling for apparitions of the Virgin in Necedah, Wisconsin. The story of Hughes’ visits to Necedah—including a miraculous...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21285–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.85
Published: 01 November 2017
... reported. The Zeitoun apparitions serve as a unique instance within the broader study of Marian apparitions by providing a non-Catholic example that took place within a Muslim-majority nation over a span of nearly three years. Moreover, full contextualization of the events in Zeitoun requires...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 17240–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.2.40
Published: 01 November 2013
...Magnus Lundberg This article provides a study of the organizational development and self-understanding of the Spanish Palmarian movement that emerged from a series of Marian apparitions in the Andalusian town of Palmar de Troya beginning in 1968. Within a year the leading visionary was Clemente...
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Nova Religio. 1998; 21108–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.1998.2.1.108
Published: 01 October 1998
... monthly apparitions. My analysis suggests that Conyers brings together traditional Marian discourse and modern technology to create a dynamic and popular religious setting. ©© 1998 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 1998 108 Nova Religio Snapshots of Tradition...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231137–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.137
Published: 01 August 2019
... mean? Klimek s book addresses the Marian apparitions of Medjugorje, which started in 1981 and are ongoing to the present day. In relation to those apparitions, the author wants to challenge reductive inter- pretations, which are, to him, the sole perspective still applied in schol- arly research. His...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231135–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.135
Published: 01 August 2019
... reasoning of the re- viewers. But what does that all mean? Klimek s book addresses the Marian apparitions of Medjugorje, which started in 1981 and are ongoing to the present day. In relation to those apparitions, the author wants to challenge reductive inter- pretations, which are, to him, the sole...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223168–171 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.168
Published: 01 February 2019
... Brown s Origin. Lundberg s book is indispensable for separating fact from fiction about the Palmarians. The Swedish scholar introduces the argument with a long chapter about Marian apparitions, Catholic opposition to the Second Vatican Council, and antipopes three themes not generally well known outside...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223135–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.135
Published: 01 February 2019
... this concept to the Marian apparitions of Medjugorje, the subsequent genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and then the Islamic State. He argues that a Khaldu¯nian approach sees the Marian apparitions and ethnic violence as part of the same process since ethnic/religious identity perform similar...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211117–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.117
Published: 01 August 2017
..., Arizona. In 1993, she made a pilgrimage to the Emmitsburg replica of the grotto of Lourdes the site of celebrated Marian apparitions in nineteenth-century France where the Virgin appeared to Gianna and asked her to live in the Maryland town. The choice, as Krebs explains, is not coincidental. Although...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211116–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.116
Published: 01 August 2017
... of Emmitsburg, Visionary Culture, and Catholic Identity: Seeing and Believing. By Jill M. Krebs. Lexington Books, 2016. 210 pages. $90.00 cloth; ebook available. Marian apparitions within the Roman Catholic world have emerged in the last few years as a growing field of academic research. Most...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21259–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.59
Published: 01 November 2017
... the grotto. The Pauline Fathers, who manage the Penrose Park shrine, do not recognize private apparitions but rather promote a true devotion to Our Lady according to the Catholic Church s teaching24 The shrine flourishes as an established part of the Australian Marian pilgrimage calendar, with...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 213139–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.139
Published: 01 February 2018
.... Nora Machado des Johansson elucidates this process in her analysis of Marian apparitions in Chapter 8. My own experience as a teacher confirms this: students are fascinated by Catholic relics, especially relics of the True Cross of Christ, and how they are protected in reliquaries and monstrances. In...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21213–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.13
Published: 01 November 2017
... spoke of the extraordinary events. Why the local commission of bishops did not approve of the appari- tions at the time would not become clear for many decades, but this disapproval was hardly an exception in the history of modern Marian apparitions.3 More surprising, in fact, was the haste with which...