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The saints" impresarios

Yoram Bilu

The saints" impresarios

dreamers, healers, and holy men in Israel"s urban periphery

by Yoram Bilu

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Published by Academic Studies Press in Brighton, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-344) and index.

StatementYoram Bilu ; translated by Haim Watzman
SeriesIsrael, Israel (Boston, Mass.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM750 .B52313 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 354 p. ;
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24575072M
ISBN 101934843717
ISBN 109781934843710
LC Control Number2009050231
OCLC/WorldCa468967103

Saints 10 Blood Libel: The Murder of William of Norwich 11 Sacred Bones and Blood 12 Treasures of Heaven: Saints and their Relics 13 St Erkenwald 14 The Cult of 'St' Henry Vi 15 The Dynamics of Pilgrimage in the Late Middle Ages 16 'Lady Pray Thy Son for Me': Prayer to the Virgin in the Late Middle Ages The Book Of Chocolate Saints, Jeet Thayil’s second novel, pushes the envelope in several directions. critics and impresarios associated with the Bombay poets. The second book unfolds in post.

Chinese Cinderella, or CC for short, decides her future after consulting an ancient book which helps to show her the way forward. And her choice takes her on a mission to save the lives of others. Based on a true-life incident during World War II. CC and the others bravely rescue a group of American pilots whose plane crashed after a bombing. of the contents of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any are known from a number of early saints’ Lives and passiones, or martyrdom accounts , important impresarios of their cult: In /93, Bishop Eusebius of Bologna, for instance, found the remains of the martyrs Agricola and.

  The Saints ’ Impresarios: Dreamers, Healers, and Holy Men in Israel The book concludes with the proposal of an interdisciplinary model, . Yoram Bilu is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of The Saints' Impresarios: Dreamers, Healers, and Holy Men in Israel's Urban Periphery () and Without Bounds: The Life and Death of Rabbi Ya'aqov Wazana ().


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Bilu's book explores the role of saint "impresarios" in modern Israel from a psychological and anthropological point of view. These impresarios are mainly Moroccan Jews The saints impresarios book reestablished the veneration of Moroccan Jewish saints in the decades following their move to by:   The Saints' Impresarios book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The astonishing revival of saint worship in contemporary Israel wa 5/5(1). The Saints' Impresarios charts the vicissitudes of four new domestic shrines, each established by Moroccan-born men and women in a peripheral development town, following an exciting revelation involving a saintly figure.

His book is a must reading for anyone interested in the cultural and social dynamics that continue to shape Israeli society."Author: Yoram Bilu. Get this from a library. The Saints' Impresarios: Dreamers, Healers, and Holy Men in Israel's Urban Periphery.

[Yoram Bilu] -- The astonishing revival of saint worship in contemporary Israel was ignited by Moroccan Jews, who had immigrated to the new country in the s and s.

The Saints' Impresarios charts the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (iv, pages) Contents: The folk-veneration of saints in Morocco and Israel --Dream portal --Roots in the west: the cult of saints in Morocco --From west to east: Moroccan jewry in Israel --Native saints and immigrant saints: the sacred geography of Moroccan Jews in Israel --Avraham Ben-Ayyim and Rabbi.

The original Hebrew edition garnered the coveted Bahat Prize (Haifa University Press) for best academic book in For readers interested in Israel and Jewish Studies, folk religion and mysticism, cultural and psychological anthropology, and Moroccan Jews.

SOCIAL SCIENCE,Jewish Studies. The Saints' Impresarios. The Saints' Impresarios charts the vicissitudes of four new domestic shrines, each established by Moroccan-born men and women in a peripheral development town, following an exciting revelation involving a saintly figure.

Each of the case studies discussing the life stories of the “saint impresarios” elaborates on a distinctive theme: dreams. Free Online Library: The saints' impresarios; dreamers, healers, and holy men in Israel's urban periphery.(Brief article, Book review) by "Reference & Research Book News"; Publishing industry Library and information science Books Book reviews.

While the women function as healers, assisted by their familiar saints, the men have provided a place for people to come to pray and to entreat the tsaddiqim for favour. In a different context, one might consider placing psychiatric labels on some of the behaviours exhibited by the impresarios.

The book has been criticised on a number of levels but it’s still revolutionary in the way that it offered us a functionalist account of what’s going on with the cult of saints. It’s about, among other things, the way that private customs of veneration of the dead were made public by bishops, how the very special dead were given central.

Yoram Bilu is the author of The Saints' Impresarios ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), With Us More Than Ever ( avg rating, 0 rat /5(6). Yoram Bilu, The Saints' Impresarios: Dreamers, Healers and Holy Men in Israel's Urban Periphery (Translated by Haim Watzman).

Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, iv. Synonyms for impresario in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for impresario. 8 synonyms for impresario: producer, director, manager, promoter, organizer, régisseur, promoter. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Saints' Impresarios: Dreamers, Healers, and Holy Men in Israel's Urban Periphery (Israel: Society, Culture, and History) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Video created by Hebrew University of Jerusalem for the course "Israel State and Society ". Israel is a society of immigrants.

It was shaped by waves of Jewish immigration beginning in the late 19th century. At first, most if the immigrants. For Peter Brown, the point was that members of the ecclesiastical elite were far from reluctant impresarios of the cult of the saints. On the contrary, figures such as Augustine (whose question, on arguments against the cult of saints—is book-ended by an admirably lucid, even-handed (and student-friendly) page history of the cult of.

The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity (The Haskell Lectures on History of Religions) Peter Brown. Issued with a White Dustcover You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you. First the bishops became involved, acting, as Peter Brown puts it in his brilliant study The Cult of the Saints, as ‘spiritual impresarios’. Then it was the turn of the Popes, such as Urban II in the 11th century, Calixtus II in the 12th and Gregory IX in the 13th.

Yoram Bilu was Visiting Professor in Israel Studies at the University of Chicago Divinity School in He served as a professor of psychology and sociology and anthropology at the Hebrew. Large tracts of land were granted by Spain and Mexico between and From toMexico established a colonization policy providing land for immigrants to settle in colonies under impresarios such as Stephen F.

Austin. Each colony had its own land office. All land offices were closed by the provisional government of Texas in November due to the pending revolution.

His publications include many articles in important journals and two books published in English: Without Bounds: The Life and Death of Rabbi Ya’aqov Wazana, Detroit: Wayne State University Press and The Saints’ Impresarios: Dreamers, Healers, and Holy Men in Israel’s Urban Periphery.Find fun things to do in Minneapolis-St.

Paul -- from concerts to camping -- right here.The Saints' impresarios. Brighton: Academic Studies Press. Bilu, Yoram, and Eli Witztum.

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