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Author Oktavec, Eileen.

Title Answered prayers : miracles and milagros along the border / Eileen Oktavec.

Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c1995.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    704.9482 OKT    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    246.55 OKT    Available
Description xxvi, 239 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series The Southwest Center series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-225) and index.
Contents Introduction: milagros and the cult of St. Francis - Offerings and answered prayers -- Offering sites throughout the Sonoran region -- Buying a milagro -- Stamping, engraving, and casting milagros -- From heads to handcuffs: many kinds of milagros -- What becomes of milagros -- The new milagro art -- The future of milagros.
Subject Francis Xavier, Saint, 1506-1552 -- Cult -- Arizona -- Tucson Region.
Francis Xavier, Saint, 1506-1552 -- Cult -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
Santa MarĂ­a Magdalena (Church : Magdalena de Kino, Mexico)
Votive offerings -- Arizona -- Tucson Region.
Votive offerings -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Tucson Region (Ariz.) -- Religious life and customs.
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Religious life and customs.
Tucson Region (Ariz.) -- Social life and customs.
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0816515573 (acid-free paper)
0816515816 (pbk. : acid-free paper) : $14.95

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