Black Saints in Early Modern Global Catholicism

Black Saints in Early Modern Global Catholicism

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

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List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Note on terminology; Introduction; Part I. Devotion: 1. The emergence of black saints; 2. Salvation, black confraternities, and saints in global Catholicism; 3. 'Black like me': community formation and white backlash; Part II. Illumination: 4. Beautiful blackness: representing black saints in Baroque sculpture; 5. Brilliant blackness: hagiography and metaphors of light; 6. The practice of humility and spiritual authority in the lives of black women; Afterlife; Bibliography.
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