Thank You, St. Jude: Women`s Devotion to the Patron Saint of Hopeless Causes 9780300162691

St. Jude, patron saint of hopeless causes, is the most popular saint of the American Catholic laity, particularly among

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Table of contents :
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. “From South Chicago to Heaven”: The Making of the National Shrine of St. Jude
2. Hopeless Causes and Things Despaired Of
3. Imagining Women
4. “I Recognize Him When He Turns Women Imagining Jude
5. “ She Would Tell Me Her Troubles and I mine”: Hagiography as Stories in Two Voices
6. Healings
7. “There’s Miracles, and Miracles, and Miracles”: The Cult of Hopeless Causes
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Thank You, St. Jude: Women`s Devotion to the Patron Saint of Hopeless Causes
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