Query : devotional practices
- Marina Gazzini3
- Cailloux, Marianne2
- Cícero Joaquim dos Santos2
- Abira Bhattacharya1
- Ambrosio, Fabio1
- Amri, Nelly1
- Andrés Mario Fortunato Mankoch1
- Andrew M. Beresford1
- Bertolini, Manuel1
- Boillet, Mélodie1
- Boissevain, Katia1
- Bonhomme, Marie-Laurence1
- Borie, César1
- Botello Gil, Slenka Leandra1
- Carla Alexandra Gonçalves1
- César Ignacio Borie Cervellino1
- Chaumont, Eric1
- Chia , Jack Meng-Tat,1
- Ciobanu Estella Antoaneta1
- Claire Stephanie Bailey-Ross1
- Social Anthropology and Ethnology19
- Art and Art History10
- History, Philosophy and Sociology of Sciences8
- Musicology and Performing Arts5
- Gender Studies3
- Cultural Heritage and Museology3
- Archaeology and Prehistory1
- Classical Studies1
Sharing holy sites as a Mediterranean tradition
the volume is one of the deliverables of the RAMSES2 programme: http://ramses2.mmsh.univ-aix.fr/ this book discovers a religious phenomenon that is very present in the Mediterranean but is still largely unknown: attendance of the same sanctuaries by faithful members of different faith-based groups h...
(Des) classifying the Guaraní written culture. An enthusiastic trilingual document of Paraguay’s Chilean missions
This article analyses an enthusiastic document found in the General Archive of the Nation of Buenos Aires. This is a small photo written in straight and verso containing fragments of text in three languages: Guaraní, Spanish and Latin. We try to understand their possible uses in the written culture...
“¡Qué viva la mamita!”: territoriality (ies), temporal thickness (es) and resistances in the practices of a group of devotees of the cult of Urkupiña in the city of Salta-Argentina
The investigation focuses on the case study of a group of families who claim to be the owners of one of the oldest images to the Virgin of Urkupiñain the city of Salta - Argentina. The Marian invocation of Bolivian origin is celebrated, in the case analyzed, by novenas, processions and a party diffe...
The celebration of Marujada in the Festa of August in Felício dos Santos, Minas Gerais
RESUMO: This work proposes the study of the celebration of Marujada at the Festa de Nossa Madora do Rosario in Felício dos Santos, Minas Gerais, for the years 2003 to 2009. The central objective is to study the expression of the popular religion of local residents by means of historical research int...
Intercambios epistolares entre Córdoba, Buenos Aires y Roma: circulación de imágenes, objetos devocionales y documentos eclesiásticos durante el período de supresión jesuita
During the suppression and restoration of the Society of Jesus, the expelled Jesuits developed heterogeneous actions in order to promote their restoration and reinforce their identity. Meanwhile, Priest Gaspar Juárez – exiled in Italy – promoted Jesuits cults and their persistence on both sides of t...
Unctio : la peinture comme sacrement dans la Pietà de Giovanni Bellini à la Pinacothèque Vaticane
This article addresses specifically and in depth the cornice panel of the Crowning of the Virgin still kept in Pesaro from which it was separated. We look at its particular iconography that could better be qualified as a scene of an Unction of Christ. Our goal is to understand Giovanni Bellini’s cho...
Devotional Spaces and Noble Women’s Religiosity in Early Modern Spain Aranda and Híjar Lineages
<p>In Early Modern Spain, noble women developed their faith in different religious spaces. Privately, since they were little girls, they learned from the religious pieces of art that adorned their houses’ rooms and listened the holy mass next to their ladies-in-waiting in little oratories and chapel...
Chronologie de la renaissance du vitrail à Paris au XIXe siècle : L’exemple de l’église Saint-Laurent
The Saint-Laurent church in Paris is a good example of how stained glass witnessed a renaissance during the nineteenth century. Three commissions signed between 1846 and 1888 with stained glass artists of renown bear witness to the evolution of this art from early researches in the 1820s to complete...
Directory of the Foklore Alcones in Jaiña. Correspondence practice that intersects versatility, tradition and modernity inside Tarapacá
This article explores the particular features of musical practices deployed by musicians in the Bronces Alcones of Folklore band, with particular emphasis on their repertoire. To this end, a review of the historical development of the Bronces bands in northern Grande Chile was carried out and field...
Entre polémique et affaire pastorale : la prédication des indulgences en France de 1550 à 1650
The Reformation in Germany was sparked – inadvertently – by the preaching of Johan Teztel on indulgences. Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses opened up a new polemic on the nature and significance of pardons that found a response throughout the western Church. In the following century, preaching abou...
Céli Dé—Ascetics or Mystics? Máelrúain of Tallaght and Óengus Céle Dé as Case Studies
The Céli Dé monks as we see them in the texts associated with their monasteries had a reputation for extreme asceticism. Following their leader, MáelRúain, who had an especially stern reputation for rigorous observance, they believed heaven had to be earned by saying many prayers, by penitential pra...
Review of Tess Knighton and Álvaro Torrente, eds. 2007. Devotional Music in the Iberian World, 1450-1800: The Villancico and Related Genres. Aldershot, UK, and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing
“Villancico” is a baggy term for an enormous range of related practices and genres, and as such, a good analogy to the equally baggy term “cantata”. Indeed, there was for a time a certain amount of crossover or fusion between the two terms in Spanish-speaking lands, as Juan Jose Carreras has pointed...
The participation of the indigenous elite of Guane province in the Cofradia de Nuestra Señora del Rosario (1638-1752)
after the process of gaining the indigenous nobility had to adapt to the new structure of the Hispanic domain and to become a mediator between the colonial authorities and the community of origin. This article reconstructs the incorporation of the indigenous elite of the province of Guane into the C...
Assim reza a encomenda: representações de Santiago na escultura portuguesa na Época Moderna
In this paper we intend to introduce some Portuguese sculptural images of Saint James produced during the Modern Period. Based on the premise that the artistic practices of each time-period are directly related to their contemporary and previous contexts, we started this journey years earlier, devel...
Solidarity and Brotherhood in Medieval Italian Confraternities: AWay of Inclusion or Exclusion?
Historians usually consider medieval confraternities as lay religious communities involved in devotional and charitable practices which carried out a socializing function as well. Confraternities, when seen through this lens, fundamentally appear to be inclusive communities which helped strengthen t...
Images as a source of memory: the case study of the Church of St. João Batista da Foz do Douro
The cult of Christ, the Virgin and the saints directly influences the production and dissemination of images, which fit into devotional practices and rituals that define the passage of time, guided by religious festivities. The images are subject to a mobility determined by the transformations of li...
Aspects of private memorial cults, in the archaeological and epigraphical documentation, from VIth to XIIth dynasties (circ. 2300-1793 BC)
Memorial cults are discussed in a pragmatic way to establish the actual practices, their duration, their importance and their evolution. For this, the necropolis of Pepy Ist at Saqqara, is the subject of special attention and a corpus of 160 unpublished offering tables is presented in full.In the fi...
Text and Image on the Early Printing Press: The Complementarity of the Textual and the Visual in Antwerp’s Religious Book Production, 1480-1500
The introduction of the printing press in the transitional age between the late Middle Ages and the Early Modern period made it possible – for the first time in history – to produce books containing images on a large scale and for a free market. From the late 15th century onwards, Antwerp became the...
Place of Devotion: Siting and Experiencing Divinity in Bengal-Vaishnavism
Hindu devotional traditions have long been recognized for their sacred geographies as well as the sensuous aspects of their devotees’ experiences. Largely overlooked, however, are the subtle links between these religious expressions. Based on intensive fieldwork conducted among worshippers in Bengal...
The show of devotion. The sanctuary of the Madonna of the Graces of Mantua : votive image and representation (15th-17th centuries)
The purpose of my doctoral thesis is to advance understanding of the process of production of votive images through the study of a set of sculptures exposed in the Sanctuary of Madonna delle Grazie, that is situated on the bank of the Mincio, some five miles west of Mantua. The extraordinary votive...
Spiritual direction in Nineteenth-Century France (1850-1914) A contribution to gender and religious studies
Spiritual direction is a Catholic practice which regained currency in the second half of the nineteenth century: women and men would go through ther lives and the movements of their souls with their director, with moral improvement and spiritual progression in mind. The Catholic Church established t...
The repertoire of the Aleons of Foklore in Jaiña. Correspondence practice that intersects versatility, tradition and modernity inside Tarapacá
Summary: This article explores the particular features of music practices deployed by musicians in the Bronces Alcones band of Folklore, with particular emphasis on their repertoire. To this end, a review of the historical development of the Bronces bands in northern Grande Chile was carried out and...
Singing to Buddha: The Case of a Buddhist Rock Band in Contemporary Indonesia
This article uses the case of True Direction to explore the development and performance of Buddhist music in contemporary Indonesia. I argue that although True Direction’s music in many ways resembles contemporary Christian music, the organization does not produce contemporary Buddhist songs—or “Bud...
“Near the sky... in a space nave”: devotional reform and religious tourism in the Sanctuary of the Lima (Patu-RN, 1936-1979)
The Lima Santuary is the oldest centre of the Rio Grande do Norte. Built on 29 January 1758, the small Ermida handed over to our daughter, at the top of the Serra do Lima in PATU, has become an important point of contact for rodents. Since 1921, the sanctuary was handed over to the Commissioners of...
Ars Memorativa, Ars Oblivionis in Middle English Religious Plays
This paper investigates the multi-layered violence of religious representation in the late medieval York biblical plays, with a focus on the Supper at Emmaus. I read Emmaus (Y40), a play which commemorates the Crucifixion and openly encourages strong anti-Judaism, alongside scenes in an early predec...