Search for dissertations about: "Jill Dubisch"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Jill Dubisch.

  1. 1. Feminine Matters. Women’s Religious Practices in a Portuguese Town

    Author : Lena Gemzöe; Jill Dubisch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender; religion; Portugal; Mary; death; women s religious practice; mothering; material culture;

    Abstract : This book explores the religious lives of Catholic women in Vila Branca (a pseudonym), a small town on the north coast of Portugal. The study deals with various facets of Catholic religious life, such as the cult of the saints and the Virgin Mary; death-related practices; the material culture of Catholicism; pilgrimage journeys; and the ambiguous relationship between women and priests. READ MORE