The Virgin of el barrio : Marian apparitions, Catholic evangelizing, and Mexican American activism / Kristy Nabhan-Warren
- Nabhan-Warren, Kristy
- New York : New York University Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- x, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Qualitative studies in religion
- Fe (faith), familia (family), and communidad (community) : Mexican American devotion to the Virgin Mary -- Estela Ruiz and the Virgin of the Americas : an intimate relationship -- From the devil to Mary : the Ruiz family narratives -- Battling satan : the Blessed Mother's messages of healing, hope, and urgency -- "On fire for Mary and Jesus!" : becoming new men and women in Mary's Ministries -- Catholic evangelization : fighting "fire with fire" -- Corporate evangelizers :: a family's "vision" for South Phoenix -- Hope and healing : the dialectics of faith and place -- Conclusion : Grassroots Catholicism.
- 081475824X (cloth : alk. paper)
0814758258 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-269) and index.
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