Marvels and Miracles in Late Colonial Mexico
Three Texts in Context
Publication Year: 2011
Published by: University of New Mexico Press
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With the publication of Marvels and Miracles in Late Colonial Mexico: Three Texts in Context, our Religions of the Americas series offers an innovation to benefit readers who want to go more deeply into the history of religion...
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Special thanks to my students and coteachers in History 8A and 140A at the University of California, Berkeley, who worked through these and other primary sources with me. ... I am indebted to the Fondo Reservado of the Biblioteca Nacional de
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The readings in this little book consist of three unusual documents about miracles in late colonial Mexico paired with an introductory essay. The documents date from the second half of the eighteenth century when Spain’s Bourbon...
Trouble with Miracles
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Miracles have been a defining belief in the history of Christianity. Christian shrines of the Middle Ages and Catholic shrines since the sixteenth century are famous for marvelous healings and protection that mark them as special places of transparency between devotees and the...
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[p. 1] Summary investigation concerning the marvel that Our Lady of the Walnut Tree worked for Do�a Mar�a Francisca Larralde, wife of Sergeant Major Don Antonio Urresti, residents of this city of Monterrey, witnessed and written down by Joseph Ygnacio Trevi�o, notary public...
Our Lady in the Kernel of Corn
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Marian apparitions and miraculous images in Mexico inevitably bring to mind one renowned figure—Our Lady of Guadalupe and its shrine at Tepeyac in the Valley of Mexico. Guadalupe is, indeed, a touchstone to the history...
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Acount of the prodigious miracle by Most Holy Mary in the village of Santa Mar�a de la Asumpci�n Tlamacazapa, parish of Acamixtla, appearing as the figure of Divine Grace (Alta Gracia1) in a kernel of corn to an Indian woman about to give birth (1774)
Between Nativitas and Mexico City: Miracles and the Mundane in an Eighteenth-Century Pastor’s Local Religion
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Parish priests were more than spokesmen for official doctrine and institutional order; more than orchestrators of a universal liturgy; more than gatekeepers of the sacred in the face of exuberant or tepid popular faith. They carried their...
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History of Miracles Worked by the Image of Our Lady of Intercession which is Venerated in the Monastery of Nativitas of Tepetlatzinco Pueblo, by Fray Francisco de la Rosa Figueroa (1776) ...
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Page Count: 160
Illustrations: 2 halftones
Publication Year: 2011
Series Title: Religions of the Americas Series