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Virgin of Peñafrancia: Mother of Bicol

Virgin of Peñafrancia: Mother of Bicol, a photo-documentary on the celebrated devotion to the Virgin Mary under the title of Peñafrancia.

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Written By

Vitaliano R. Gorospe, S.J

Rene B. Javellana, S.J.

Illustrated By

Joanne De Leon

Synopsis

Virgin of Penafrancia: Mother of Bicol, a photo-documentary on the celebrated devotion to the Virgin Mary under the title of Penafrancia. Texts, using archival documents and oral interviews, are combined with vintage and contemporary photographs to give comprehensive picture to the history, rites, and people that make the devotion a truly living tradition for the Bicolano. The roots and manifestations of the fervor that bouys crowds of devotees are astutely analyzed as the photographs capture the press of the crowds, making this book a vicarious experience of religious enthusiasm, truly Filipino.

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11x9

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Type

Hard Cover

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