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  • Salvation Goods and the Canonization Logic: On Two Popular Cults of Southern Italy.
    Mancini, Silvia (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 127-147.

    Based on 2004 field work on the cults of San Pio da Patrelcina (Padre Pio) & Alberto de Serradarce.

    Associated Search Terms: Exorcism; Italy, San Giovanni Rotondo; Italy, South; Magic; Popular religion; Possession; Religious goods; Saints; Italy, Salerno
  • San Giovanni Rotondo and the Shrine of Padre Pio.
    McKevitt, Christopher (1991)
    In John Eade and Michael J. Sallnow (eds.) Contesting the Sacred. The Anthropology of Christian Pilgrimage. London: Routledge, pp. 77-97.

    Based on 1986-87 field work; the local community that benefited from Padre Pio & his cult distances itself from the enthusiasts from elsewhere.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Pilgrimage; Catholic; Italy, San Giovanni Rotondo
  • Suffering and Sanctity: An Anthropological Study of a Saint Cult in a Southern Italian Town.
    McKevitt, Christopher (1988)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. thesis, London School of Economics.

    Based on 1986-87 field work.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, San Giovanni Rotondo; Pilgrimage; Community study
  • Pellegrinaggio et esperienza religiosa. Ricerca socio-religiosa sul santuario Santa Maria delle Grazie in San Giovanni Rotondo.
    Scarvaglieri, Giuseppe (1987)
    Foggia: Ed. Padre Pio de Petralcina.

    Based on interviews & questionnaires, one distributed to pilgrims at the shrine of Padre Pio.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Experience; Italy, San Giovanni Rotondo
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