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The Healing Power of the Santuario de ChimayóAmerica's Miraculous Church$
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Brett Hendrickson

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781479815500

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479815500.001.0001

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The Healing Power of the Santuario de Chimayó
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Brett Hendrickson

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479815500.003.0009

The book concludes by revisiting the metaphor of religious ownership and how it has been brought to bear on the history of the Santuario; the chapter also provides suggestions as to how this metaphor could be fruitfully applied to other contexts. The conclusion then turns to why the Santuario’s history is so important. First, as Catholics continue to be the largest denomination in the United States, it is essential that we better understand this largest of all Catholic pilgrimage sites in the United States. Second, as Hispanics grow in importance as the nation’s largest minority group, it becomes more and more important that we understand their history and religious heritage. The history of the Santuario de Chimayó is an essential part of American religious history.

Keywords:   religious ownership, Catholics, Hispanics, American religious history, Santuario de Chimayó

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