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Orsi, Robert A.
Thank you, St. Jude women's devotion to the patron saint of hopeless causes / Robert A. Orsi. -
New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, c1996.
1 online resource (xxi, 303 p.) : ill.
Content notes : "From South Chicago to heaven": the making of the national shrine of Saint Jude -- Hopeless causes and things despaired of -- Imagining women -- "I recognize Him when he turns": women imagining Jude -- "She would tell me her troubles, and I mine": hagiography as stories in two voices -- Healings -- "There's miracles, and miracles, and miracles": the cult of hopeless causes.
0585345465 (electronic bk.) 9780585345468 (electronic bk.) 9780300162691 (electronic bk.) 0300162693 (electronic bk.)
* Jude, - Cult Judas
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* United States - Religious life and customs. USA.