xxi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
0817314555 hardcover alkaline paper 0817351795 paperback alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -211) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Saints and near-saints in transition : the sacred, the secular, and the popular / June Macklin The making of saints and the vicissitudes of charisma in Netivot, Israel / Yoram Bilu Presence of the king : the vitality of the image of King Chulalongkorn for modern urban Thailand / Irene Stengs Evita : a case of political canonization / Roberto Bosca Desperately seeking something : Che Guevara as secular saint / Phyllis Passariello Teresa Urrea, Santa de Cabora, and early Chicana? : the politics of representation, identity, and social memory / Gillian E. Newell Spirits of a holy land : place and time in a modern Mexican religious movement / William Breen Murray Saints and stars : sainthood for the 21st century / James F. Hopgood I quit my job for a funeral : the mourning and empowering of a Japanese rock star / Carolyn S. Stevens Popular culture canonization : Elvis Presley as saint and savior / Erika Doss Saints and health : a micro-macro interaction perspective / Walter Randolph Adams.