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Divine Presence in Spain and Western Europe 1500-1960

Visions, Religious Images and Photographs

This study addresses the relation of people to divine beings in contemporary and historical communities, as exemplified in three strands. One is a long tradition of visions of mysterious wayfarers in rural Spain who bring otherworldly news and help, including recent examples. Another treats the seeming vivification of religious images—statues, paintings, engravings, and photographs apparently exuding blood, sweat and tears in Spanish homes and churches  in the early modern period and the r...


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  • Publisher : Central European University Press
  • Serie : The Natalie Zemon Davis Annual Lecture Series
  • Place of publication : Budapest
  • Year of publication : 2012
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 21 January 2013
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9786155053375
  • Electronic ISBN : 9786155053382
  • Number of pages : 328 p.

© Central European University Press, 2012

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Religion religions

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History, Art

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Representation, Visual studies, Modern