Miracles: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Supernatural Events from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

  • Patrick J. Hayes
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  • ISBN-10: 1610695992
  • ISBN-13: 9781610695992
  • DDC: 202.117
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 520 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

Miracles give hope to the hopeless and exemplify the intersection of the divine and the mundane. They have shaped world history and continue to influence us through their presence in films, television, novels, and popular culture. This encyclopedia provides a unique resource on the philosophical, historical, religious, and cross-cultural conceptions of miracles that cut across denominational lines.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Guide to Related Topics.
Introduction.
Timeline.
1: Africa, Miracles in.
2: Agency.
3: Amulet.
4: Annet, Peter.
5: Apparitions.
6: Art and Miracles.
7: Asceticism.
8: Asia, Miracles in.
9: Augustine, Saint.
10: Bayle, Pierre.
11: Bayside Apparitions.
12: Beatification.
13: Benedictines and Miracles.
14: Biblical Miracles.
15: Bilocation.
16: Blindness.
17: Blood.
18: Blood and Trees in Old English Miracles.
19: Body-Shaped Reliquaries.
20: Bollandists.
21: Brownson, Orestes.
22: Buddhism and Miracles.
23: Bulgakov, Sergei.
24: Butler, Bishop Joseph.
25: Byzantium, Miracles in.
26: Calvin, John.
27: Campbell, George.
28: Canada, Miracles in.
29: Canonization.
30: Caribbean, Miracles in the.
31: Carmelites and Miracles.
32: Celestis Hierusalem Cives.
33: Charms.
34: Chaucer, Geoffrey.
35: Chimayó Chapel.
36: Christian Science.
37: Cistercians and Miracles.
38: Clairvoyance.
39: Compunction (Tears).
40: Congregation for Saints’ Causes.
41: Congregation of Rites.
42: Convulsionnaires of St. Médard.
43: Corpus Christi.
44: Council of Trent.
45: Creatio Ex Nihilo.
46: Cult.
47: Dancing Sun.
48: Deafness.
49: Della Porta, Giambattista.
50: Desert.
51: Dirt.
52: Divinus Perfectionis Magister.
53: Dominicans and Miracles.
54: Dreams.
55: Early Christianity, Miracles in.
56: England, Miracles in.
57: Eucharistic Miracle of Siena.
58: Eucharistic Miracles of Lanciano.
59: Exorcism.
60: Ex Voto.
61: Faith.
62: Farmer, Hugh.
63: Fasting.
64: Fertility.
65: Fire.
66: Flight.
67: Folk Religion.
68: Fragrance.
69: France, Miracles in.
70: Franciscans and Miracles.
71: Georgetown Miracles.
72: Germany, Miracles in.
73: Glossolalia.
74: Golden Legend.
75: Grace.
76: Hagiography.
77: Hay, Bishop George.
78: Healing.
79: Heroic Virtue.
80: Hinduism and Miracles.
81: Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst, Prince Alexander Leopold Franz.
82: Holiness.
83: Holy Hill.
84: Homobonus of Cremona.
85: Hume, David.
86: Icons.
87: Incorruptibles.
88: Indulgences.
89: Ireland, Miracles in.
90: Islam and Miracles.
91: Italy, Miracles in.
92: Jansenism.
93: Jerusalem.
94: Jesuits and Miracles.
95: Jesus, Miracles of.
96: Judaism and Miracles.
97: Labouré, Saint Catherine.
98: Lactation.
99: Lambertini, Prospero (Pope Benedict XIV).
100: Late Antiquity, Miracles in.
101: Latin America, Miracles in.
102: Le Moine, Abraham.
103: Lepanto, Battle of.
104: Levitation.
105: Lewis, C. S..
106: Locke, John.
107: Long Life.
108: Lourdes.
109: Lourdes Water.
110: Low Countries, Miracles in the.
111: Magic.
112: Manna from Heaven.
113: Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics.
114: Marmion, Abbot Columba.
115: Martyrs.
116: Medical Miracles.
117: Medjugorje.
118: Mesmerism.
119: Methodism, Miracles in.
120: Middleton, Conyers.
121: Miracle Plays.
122: Miraculé/Miraculée.
123: Miraculous Medal.
124: Mission Church.
125: Movies, Miracles in.
126: Necedah Apparitions.
127: Newman, John Henry.
128: New Thought.
129: Northern Europe, Miracles in.
130: Novena.
131: Odor of Sanctity.
132: Oil.
133: Orthodoxy and Miracles.
134: Our Lady of Aglona.
135: Our Lady of Akita.
136: Our Lady of Beauraing.
137: Our Lady of Częstochowa.
138: Our Lady of Fatima.
139: Our Lady of Guadalupe.
140: Our Lady of Knock.
141: Our Lady of LaSalette.
142: Our Lady of La Vang.
143: Our Lady of Lourdes.
144: Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
145: Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
146: Our Lady of Pontmain.
147: Our Lady of Subang Jaya.
148: Our Lady of Walsingham.
149: Passionists and Miracles.
150: Physics.
151: Pietism.
152: Pilgrimage.
153: Poland, Miracles in.
154: Pomponazzi, Pietro.
155: Postulator.
156: Price, Richard.
157: Prophecy.
158: Redemptorists and Miracles.
159: Reformation Europe, Miracles in.
160: Relics.
161: Reliquary.
162: Resurrection/Resuscitation.
163: Retablo.
164: Revelation.
165: Saint André Bessette's Heart and the Oratory of St. Joseph Shrine, Montreal.
166: Scala Santa.
167: Scapular.
168: Sherlock, Thomas.
169: Shipwrecks.
170: Shrines.
171: Shroud of Turin.
172: Sign.
173: Sikhism and Miracles.
174: Solemnity of the Lord of Miracles (El Señor de los Milagros).
175: Spain, Miracles in.
176: Spells.
177: Spinoza, Baruch.
178: St. Anthony's Relic Chapel.
179: Statues.
180: Stigmata.
181: Sufism and Miracles.
182: Televangelists.
183: Thaumaturgy.
184: Thomas of Cantilupe.
185: Thorns.
186: Tomb.
187: Toothache Cures.
188: Transcendentalism and Miracles.
189: Trees.
190: Understanding, Miracles of.
191: United States, Miracles in.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Guide to Related Topics.
Introduction.
Timeline.
1: Africa, Miracles in.
2: Agency.
3: Amulet.
4: Annet, Peter.
5: Apparitions.
6: Art and Miracles.
7: Asceticism.
8: Asia, Miracles in.
9: Augustine, Saint.
10: Bayle, Pierre.
11: Bayside Apparitions.
12: Beatification.
13: Benedictines and Miracles.
14: Biblical Miracles.
15: Bilocation.
16: Blindness.
17: Blood.
18: Blood and Trees in Old English Miracles.
19: Body-Shaped Reliquaries.
20: Bollandists.
21: Brownson, Orestes.
22: Buddhism and Miracles.
23: Bulgakov, Sergei.
24: Butler, Bishop Joseph.
25: Byzantium, Miracles in.
26: Calvin, John.
27: Campbell, George.
28: Canada, Miracles in.
29: Canonization.
30: Caribbean, Miracles in the.
31: Carmelites and Miracles.
32: Celestis Hierusalem Cives.
33: Charms.
34: Chaucer, Geoffrey.
35: Chimayó Chapel.
36: Christian Science.
37: Cistercians and Miracles.
38: Clairvoyance.
39: Compunction (Tears).
40: Congregation for Saints’ Causes.
41: Congregation of Rites.
42: Convulsionnaires of St. Médard.
43: Corpus Christi.
44: Council of Trent.
45: Creatio Ex Nihilo.
46: Cult.
47: Dancing Sun.
48: Deafness.
49: Della Porta, Giambattista.
50: Desert.
51: Dirt.
52: Divinus Perfectionis Magister.
53: Dominicans and Miracles.
54: Dreams.
55: Early Christianity, Miracles in.
56: England, Miracles in.
57: Eucharistic Miracle of Siena.
58: Eucharistic Miracles of Lanciano.
59: Exorcism.
60: Ex Voto.
61: Faith.
62: Farmer, Hugh.
63: Fasting.
64: Fertility.
65: Fire.
66: Flight.
67: Folk Religion.
68: Fragrance.
69: France, Miracles in.
70: Franciscans and Miracles.
71: Georgetown Miracles.
72: Germany, Miracles in.
73: Glossolalia.
74: Golden Legend.
75: Grace.
76: Hagiography.
77: Hay, Bishop George.
78: Healing.
79: Heroic Virtue.
80: Hinduism and Miracles.
81: Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst, Prince Alexander Leopold Franz.
82: Holiness.
83: Holy Hill.
84: Homobonus of Cremona.
85: Hume, David.
86: Icons.
87: Incorruptibles.
88: Indulgences.
89: Ireland, Miracles in.
90: Islam and Miracles.
91: Italy, Miracles in.
92: Jansenism.
93: Jerusalem.
94: Jesuits and Miracles.
95: Jesus, Miracles of.
96: Judaism and Miracles.
97: Labouré, Saint Catherine.
98: Lactation.
99: Lambertini, Prospero (Pope Benedict XIV).
100: Late Antiquity, Miracles in.
101: Latin America, Miracles in.
102: Le Moine, Abraham.
103: Lepanto, Battle of.
104: Levitation.
105: Lewis, C. S..
106: Locke, John.
107: Long Life.
108: Lourdes.
109: Lourdes Water.
110: Low Countries, Miracles in the.
111: Magic.
112: Manna from Heaven.
113: Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics.
114: Marmion, Abbot Columba.
115: Martyrs.
116: Medical Miracles.
117: Medjugorje.
118: Mesmerism.
119: Methodism, Miracles in.
120: Middleton, Conyers.
121: Miracle Plays.
122: Miraculé/Miraculée.
123: Miraculous Medal.
124: Mission Church.
125: Movies, Miracles in.
126: Necedah Apparitions.
127: Newman, John Henry.
128: New Thought.
129: Northern Europe, Miracles in.
130: Novena.
131: Odor of Sanctity.
132: Oil.
133: Orthodoxy and Miracles.
134: Our Lady of Aglona.
135: Our Lady of Akita.
136: Our Lady of Beauraing.
137: Our Lady of Częstochowa.
138: Our Lady of Fatima.
139: Our Lady of Guadalupe.
140: Our Lady of Knock.
141: Our Lady of LaSalette.
142: Our Lady of La Vang.
143: Our Lady of Lourdes.
144: Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
145: Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
146: Our Lady of Pontmain.
147: Our Lady of Subang Jaya.
148: Our Lady of Walsingham.
149: Passionists and Miracles.
150: Physics.
151: Pietism.
152: Pilgrimage.
153: Poland, Miracles in.
154: Pomponazzi, Pietro.
155: Postulator.
156: Price, Richard.
157: Prophecy.
158: Redemptorists and Miracles.
159: Reformation Europe, Miracles in.
160: Relics.
161: Reliquary.
162: Resurrection/Resuscitation.
163: Retablo.
164: Revelation.
165: Saint André Bessette's Heart and the Oratory of St. Joseph Shrine, Montreal.
166: Scala Santa.
167: Scapular.
168: Sherlock, Thomas.
169: Shipwrecks.
170: Shrines.
171: Shroud of Turin.
172: Sign.
173: Sikhism and Miracles.
174: Solemnity of the Lord of Miracles (El Señor de los Milagros).
175: Spain, Miracles in.
176: Spells.
177: Spinoza, Baruch.
178: St. Anthony's Relic Chapel.
179: Statues.
180: Stigmata.
181: Sufism and Miracles.
182: Televangelists.
183: Thaumaturgy.
184: Thomas of Cantilupe.
185: Thorns.
186: Tomb.
187: Toothache Cures.
188: Transcendentalism and Miracles.
189: Trees.
190: Understanding, Miracles of.
191: United States, Miracles in.