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  • Apparitional Movements as Sites of Religious Experimentation: A Case Study from Transcarpathian Ukraine.
    Halemba, Agnieszka (2017)
    Nova Religio 21:2: 43-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Change; Marian; Popular religion; Ukraine, Dzhublyk; Visions; Pilgrimage
  • Uncertainty at the heart of a ritual in Lebanon 2011.
    Aubin-Boltanski, Emma (2014)
    Social Compass 61:4:511-523.

    Based on accounts of women from various Christian churches who have stigmata in Lebanon. Part of the phenomenon is skepticism directed toward the female mystics.

    Associated Search Terms: Doubt; Lebanon; Marian; Mystic
  • From religious icon to "our Mother from heaven": The appropriation of the Virgin Mary by Catholic women in Quito.
    Calderón Muñoz, Maria (2014)
    Culture and Religion 15:1: 58-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Catholic, Ecuador; Ecuador, Quito; Marian
  • Accepting the post-colonial challenge: Theorizing a Khaldunian approach to the Marian apparition at Medjugorje.
    Spickard, James V. (2013)
    Critical Research on Religion 1:2: 158-176.

    Associated Search Terms: Khaldun, Ibn; Post-colonial; Marian
  • Pèlerinages et économie: des marchands du temple aux offrandes pèlerines.
    Camhi-Rayer, Bernadette (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 324-333.

    Considers the economic impact of pilgrimage at Lourdes, France, & the Dajia Mazu pilgrimage of Taiwan.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, France; Taiwan, Keelung; Pilgrimage; Mazu (Taiwanese goddess); Economic; Marian; France, Lourdes
  • Visions of the Virgin Mary. The Organizational Development of Marian Apparitional Movements.
    Bromley, David G., and Rachel S. Bobbitt (2011)
    Nova Religio 14:3: 5-41.

    Searches for features common to 14 Marian apparition movements. Notes similarities to new religious movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Visions; Social movement; Historical; Marian
  • Charisma in Conyers. A Journey from Visionary to Apparition Site to Church.
    Halter, Deborah (2011)
    Nova Religio 14:3:108-114.

    Account of the routinization of charisma in a Marian apparition episode in Conyers, Georgia.

    Associated Search Terms: Visions; Routinization; Marian; Historical; Charisma; United States, Georgia, Conyers
  • Knock: The Virgin's Apparition in Nineteenth Century Ireland.
    Hynes, Eugene (2009)
    Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Ireland; Catholic, Ireland; Historical
  • Parcours Politique d'une Apparition. Le Cas de Lourdes.
    Claverie, Elisabeth (2009)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 145: 109-128.

    Associated Search Terms: France, Lourdes; Catholic, France; Politics, France; Marian
  • Maria of the Oak: Society and the Problem of Divine Intervention.
    Lee, Daniel B. (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:3: 213-231.

    Observation of pilgrims & of prayers & testimonies left at the Mary of the Oak shrine in Bavaria.

    Associated Search Terms: Shrine; Catholic, Germany; Germany; Pilgrimage; Marian; Popular Catholicism; Prayer
  • How Our Lady of Guadalupe became Lutheran: Latin American Migration and Religious Change.
    Freier, Luisa Feline (2009)
    Migraciones Internacionales 5:2: 153-190.

    Latino migrants joining a Lutheran church in Madison, Wisconsin, brought the popular Catholic cult into their new church.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; United States, Wisconsin, Madison; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Latino Americans; Popular Catholicism; Migrant; Marian
  • Faith in the Fields. Mexican Marianism in Miami-Dade County.
    Báez, Noemí, María de los Angèles Rey, and Terry Rey (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 190-207.

    Focuses on a rural Catholic mission to poor Mexicans in Naranja, near Homestead, Florida. Social capital is of the bonding ariety. Many of the social services are organized by parish youth groups. Describes the Decemer Guadalupe feast.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; United States, Florida, Homestead; Marian; Youth groups; Social capital; Mexican Americans; Feast; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Politics of Cultural Interpretation.
    Castañeda-Liles, Socorro (2008)
    In Gastón Espinosa and Mario T. García (eds.) Mexican American Religions. Spirituality, Activism, and Culture. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, pp. 153-179.

    Surveys various interpretations of Guadalupe.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Mexico; Marian
  • The Role of Marxian Imagery in the Lives of Ordinary Catholic Women.
    Spencer-Arsenault, Michelle, and Nancy Nason-Clark (2007)
    In Pierre Hegy (ed.) What Do We Imagine God to Be? The Function of "God Images" in Our Lives. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 155-165.

    Based on open-ended interviews with Catholic women in Atlantic Canada.

    Associated Search Terms: Imagery; Canada; Catholic, Canada; Marian
  • Vatican II: A Sociological Analysis of Religious Change.
    Wilde, Melissa J. (2007)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Analysis of the voting blocks at the Second Vatican Council. Events did not follow what a market model would predict.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Social movement; Pluralism; Organization; Market model; Ecumenism; Councils; Competition; Birth control; Authority; Change; Catholic, Vatican II
  • The Virgin of El Barrio: Marian Apparitions, Catholic Evangelizing, and Mexican American Activism.
    Nabhan-Warren, Kristy (2005)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Popular religion; Mexican Americans; Activism; United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Participant observation
  • Marian Devotion at a Haitian Catholic Parish in Miami: The Feast Day of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
    Rey, Terry (2004)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 19:3: 353-374.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Haitian Americans; Marian; Feast; United States, Florida, Miami; Parish
  • Les Guerres de la Virge. Une Anthropologie des Apparitions.
    Claverie, Elisabeth (2003)
    Paris: Gallimard.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Visions
  • Vozes da Mãe do Silêncio.
    Campos de Almeida, Tânia Mara (2003)
    São Paulo: Attar Editorial y CNPQ/PRONEX.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Brazil, Piedade do Gerais; Participant observation
  • "Shaking Out the Mat": Schism and Organizational Transformation at a Mexican Ark of the Virgin.
    Leatham, Miguel C. (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:2: 175-187.

    Based on a 1988089 ethnographic study of the colony of Nueva Jerusalén, a Marian Catholic traditionalist apparition sect in Puruará where a schism occurred.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian, Mexico; Catholic, traditionalist movement; Mexico, Michoacán de Ocampo, Puruará; Nueva Jerusalén; Conflict; Marian; Schism
  • Internet e la Madonna: sul visionarismo religioso in Rete./The Internet and the Madonna: Religious Visionary Experience on the Web, tr. Antony Shugaar.
    Apolito, Paolo (2002)
    Milano: Feltrinelli./Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

    Associated Search Terms: Internet; Marian; Visions
  • The Contribution of Catholic Orthodoxy to Caribbean Syncretism: The Case of la Virgen de la caridad del Cobre in Cuba.
    Stevens-Arroyo, Anthony M. (2002)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 117: 37-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Catholic, Cuba; Marian; Cuba
  • Medjugorje's Living Icons: Making Spirit Matter (for Sociology).
    Berryman, Edward (2001)
    Social Compass 48:4: 593-610.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnomethodology; Marian; Medjugorje
  • The Remnant Faithful: A Case Study of Contemporary Apocalyptic Catholicism.
    Luebbers, Amy (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:2: 221-241.

    Based on interviews with followers of a Marian visionary. Perceptions of end times mystify North America's fundamentalist culture in response to the disintegration of a formerly crystallized Catholic worldview. Illustrates common features of the movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian, U.S.A.; Marian; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Apocalyptic; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Mother Mary: The (Re)construction of a Female Icon.
    Spencer-Arsenault, Michelle (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:4: 479-483. [Also in Nancy Nason-Clark and Mary Jo Neitz (eds.)] Feminist Narratives and the Sociology of Religion. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, 2001, pp. 127-131.

    Associated Search Terms: Spencer-Arsenault, Michelle; Ritual; Marian; Feminism
  • Religiosidad Popular y Doctrina Católica: La Figura de la Virgen María en el Imaginario Colectivo.
    Vázquez Parada, Lourdes Celina (1999)
    Estudios sociales (Guadalajara, Mexico) 19: 80-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Mexico; Popular religion; Marian
  • Pellegrini à Guadalupe. "Non temere: io sono tua madre."
    Giuriati, Paolo, Elio Masferrer Kan, Konrad Tyrakowski, Gioia Lanzi Arzenton, Maria de Lourdes Báez Cubero, and Faio Gemo (1999)
    Padova: Centro Ricerche Socio-Religiose.

    Analyzes historical, ethnographic, photographic, & survey data on Guadalupe in the 1990s.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Visual; Mexico, Mexico City; Marian; Catholic, Mexico
  • The Evolution of Marian Devotionalism within Christianity and the Ibero-Mediterranean Polity.
    Stevens-Arroyo, Anthony M. (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:1: 50-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Globalization; Marian
  • Latina Religious Practice: Analyzing Cultural Dimensions in Measures of Religiosity.
    Peña, Milagros, and Lisa M. Frehill (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:4: 620-635.

    Based on 12 focus groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Women; Factor analysis; Latino Americans; Religiosity
  • Le mouvement prônant la guérison par la foi en Marie: changements sociaux et catholicisme populaire en Tanzanie.
    Sivalon, John, and Christopher Comoro (1998)
    Social Compass 45:4: 575-593.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Healing; Marian; Popular religion; Catholic, Tanzania; Devil; Tanzania
  • Lourdes, San Damiano, Medjugorje et Retour.
    Claverie, Elisabeth (1997)
    In Yves Lambert, Guy Michelat, and Albert Piette (eds.), Le religieux des sociologues. Trajectoires personnelles et débats scientifiques. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 89-95.

    Presents the author's intellectual itinerary.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Visions; Claverie, Elisabeth; Methodology; Participant observation
  • Our Lady of the Exile: Diasporic Religion at a Cuban Catholic Shrine in Miami.
    Tweed, Thomas A. (1997)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Cuban Americans; Marian; Shrine
  • Rethinking Religious Decision Making in Peasant Millenarianism: The Case of Nueva Jerusalen.
    Leatham, Miguel C. (1997)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 12:3: 295-309.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, traditionalist movement; Mexico, Michoacán de Ocampo, Puruará; Nueva Jerusalén; Marian; Millenarian
  • The Smoke of Satan: Conservative and Traditionalist Dissent in Contemporary American Catholicism.
    Cuneo, Michael W. (1997)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Traditionalist; Change; Catholic, U.S.A.; Catholic, traditionalist movement; Schism
  • The Vengeful Virgin. Case Studies in Contemporary American Catholic Apocalypticism.
    Cuneo, Michael W. (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.), Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 175-194.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Catholic; Millennial; Marian
  • Visionaries: The Spanish Republic and the Reign of Christ.
    Christian, William Armistead, Jr. (1996)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Spain; Marian; Spain; Visions
  • Medjugorije: Religion, Politics, and Violence in Rural Bosnia. Anthropological Studies 16.
    Bax, Mart (1995)
    Amsterdam: VU University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Croatia; Bosnia; Croatia; Marian
  • Medjugorje and the Crisis in Yugoslavia.
    Markle, Gerald E., and Frances B. McCrea (1994)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Politics and Religion in Central and Eastern Europe. Traditions and Transitions. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 197-207.

    The Medjugorje phenomenon has ethnic & nationalist aspects.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Nationalism; Croatian Bosnians; Bosnia; Catholic, Bosnia
  • Class, community, and costume in an Andalusian pilgrimage.
    Murphy, Michael Dean (1994)
    Anthropological Quarterly 67:2: 49-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Spain, Andalusia, Almonte; Marian; Class; Clothing
  • Estradas e santuários: Percurso sócio-religioso e motivações do peregrinos caminhantes a Fátima.
    Fortuna, Carlos, and Claudino Ferreira (1993)
    Revista critica de ciencias sociais 36: 5-79.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Pilgrimage; Portugal, Fatima
  • Blessings of the Virgin in capitalist society: the transformation of a rural Bolivian fiesta.
    Crandon-Malamud, Libbet (1993)
    American Anthropologist 95:3: 574-596.

    Associated Search Terms: Feast; Tourists; Godparent; Stratification; Marian; Bolivia
  • "We have to learn to ask": hegemony, diverse experiences, and antagonistic meanings in Bolivia.
    Lagos, Maria L. (1993)
    American Ethnologist 20:1: 52-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Hegemony; Bolivia, Cochabamba Department, Cochabamba; Ritual; Marian; Feast; Conflict; Change; Power
  • "Vayamos Allá Donde Está Nuestra Madre": Peasant Recruitment to a Mexican Millenarian Colony.
    Leatham, Miguel C. (1993)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Univeristy of Mexico.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Michoacán de Ocampo, Puruará; Marian; Catholic, traditionalist movement; Millenarian; Nueva Jerusalén; Schism
  • Le sens du chemin. Les pèlerinages marials. Analyse comparative de l'expériences des pèlerins de Lourdes, Fatina, Medjugorje, Lorette et Our Lady of the Snows-Belleville (U.S.A.).
    Giuriati, Paolo, and Gioia Lanzi Arzenton (1992)
    Padova: Centro Richerche Socio-Religiose.

    Based on 1980s questionnaire data from pilgrims at Marian shrines, & on observations, life histories, & documents.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Catholic; Marian
  • The cult of the Virgin Mary in southern Italy and Spain.
    Breunner, Nancy Frey (1992)
    Ethos 20: 66-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Catholic, Spain; Italy, South; Marian; Spain
  • Il cielo in terra: costruzioni simbliche di un'apparizione mariana./Apparitions of the Madonna at Oliveto Citra: Local Visions and Cosmic Drama, tr. William A. Christian, Jr.
    Apolito, Paolo (1992)
    Bologna: Il Mulino./University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Visions; Social construction of reality; Italy, Oliveto Citra
  • Pilgrimage and Heresy: The Transformation of Faith at a Shrine in Wisconsin.
    Wood, Peter W. (1992)
    In Alan Morinis (ed.) Sacred Journeys: The Anthropology of Pilgrimage. Contributions to the Study of Anthropology 7. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood, pp. 115-134.

    Based on 1978-81 observations.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Traditionalism; Catholic, traditionalist movement; Traditionalist; Participant observation; For My God and My Country Incorporated; American National Catholic Church, Roman Catholic; United States, Wisconsin, Necedah; Marian; Shrine
  • Encountering Mary: From La Salette to Medjugorje.
    Zimdars-Swartz, Sandra L. (1991)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian
  • The Holy as a Principle of Holism. Three Pilgrimages to Lourdes.
    Dahlberg, Andrea L.G. (1991)
    In John Eade and Michael J. Sallnow (eds.), Contesting the Sacred. The Anthroplogy of Christian Pilgrimage. London: Routledge, pp. 30-50.

    Based on ethnographies of pilgrimages of Liverpool Catholics to Lourdes.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Pilgrimage; Catholic; Participant observation
  • Marian apparitions in Medjugorje: Rivaling religious regimes and state formation in Yugoslavia.
    Bax, Mart (1991)
    In Eric R. Wolf (ed.) Religious Regimes and State-Formation: Perspectives from European Ethnology. Albany: State University of new York Press, pp. 29-53.

    Associated Search Terms: Visions; Competition; Marian; Medjugorje; Yugoslavia
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