Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico

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Mexican statues and paintings like the Virgen de Guadalupe and the Senor de Chalma are endowed with sacred presence and the power to perform miracles. Millions of devotees visit their shrines to request miracles for health, employment, children, and countless everyday matters. When miracles are granted, devotees reciprocate with votive offerings. Collages, photographs, documents, texts, milagritos, hair and braids, clothing, retablos, and various representative objects cover walls at many shrines. Miraculous Images and ...

Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199790869

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Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199790852

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