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The Madonna of 115th Street

Faith and Community in Italian Harlem

by Robert A. Orsi

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnography,
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Social history,
  • Social issues,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Sociology Of Religion,
  • Psychology,
  • Religion,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Holidays - Christian,
  • Religion / Holidays / Christian,
  • Italian Americans,
  • New York,
  • New York (State),
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9354022M
    ISBN 100300042647
    ISBN 109780300042641

    - Buy The Madonna of th Street – Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, – book online at best prices in India on Read The Madonna of th Street – Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, – book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(6). Get this from a library! The Madonna of th Street: faith and community in Italian Harlem, [Robert A Orsi].

    In a masterful evocation of Italian Harlem and the men and women who lived there, Robert Orsi examines how the annual festa of the Madonna of th Street both influenced and reflected the lives of the celebrants. His prize-winning book offers a new perspective on lived religion, the place of religion in the everyday lives of men, women, and children, the experiences of .   "The Madonna of th Street," by Robert Corsi Like the many penitents he renders, Robert Orsi sees all things in "The Madonna of th Street." A scholar of things religious, and connoisseur of matters Italian-American, Orsi combines these two interests so that one defines and explains the other.

    Additional resources for The Madonna of th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, Example text When they talk about this, Italian Americans use such phrases as "as far as I can determine" to mark the strangeness oi this turn in Mount Carmel's history.4/5(12).   The Madonna of th Street by Robert A. Orsi, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().


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The Madonna of th Street book. Read 27 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In a masterful evocation of Italian Harlem and the men /5. The Madonna Of th Street remedies a serious blind spot in contemporary studies of immigrant life in America. While urban and social historians have provided us with excellent studies of work and family patterns, they have neglected to take seriously the role of religious sentiments in shaping the world view of America's immigrants."—P.

The Madonna Of th Street remedies a serious blind spot in contemporary studies of immigrant life in America. While urban and social historians have provided us with excellent studies of work and family patterns, they have neglected to take seriously the role of religious sentiments in shaping the world view of America's immigrants."—P Cited by: Robert Orsi's Madonna of th Street is a brilliant multi-dimensional research on the meaning of "popular religion" in the Italian community of Harlem in New York.

However, to be just, Orsi himself is rather cautious about labeling his study by the term "popular"/5(6). This is a study of religion in the streets. It is the story of a religious celebration, the annualfestaof the Madonna of Mount Carmel on East th Street in New York City, and of the devotion to this Madonna which flourished among Italian immigrants and their American-born or-raised children who lived around is also, necessarily, a study of the community in which that celebration.

Buy a cheap copy of The Madonna of th Street: Faith and book by Robert A. Orsi. A twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Robert A. Orsi’s classic study of popular religion in Italian Harlem.

In a new preface, Orsi discusses significant shifts in Free shipping over $/5(5). 16 rows  In a masterful evocation of Italian Harlem and the men and women who lived there.

The Madonna of th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, New Haven, Conn.; London: Yale University Press, Second edition, with a new introduction, “Fieldwork Between the Present and the Past,” Third edition, with a new introduction, “History, Real Presence, and the Refusal to be Purified,” "Robert Orsi's Madonna is the rarest of the rare, a book that carries us across a threshold and in doing so transforms our understanding of religion."—David D.

Hall, Harvard University Davd D. Hall "The Madonna of th Street has over the last quarter century become aPrice: $   The Madonna of th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem,Second Edition. New Haven: Yale University Press, (original edition ).

xlix + pp. I recently finished reading Robert Orsi’s classic, The Madonna of th Street, for a readings course on religion, immigration, and transnationalism. Throughout it. La Madonna of th St James Padilioni Jr.

Street procession in East Harlem in honor of the July 16th feast day of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. see Robert Orsi's book The Madonna of th St.

He attended graduate school in religion at Yale University where his prize-winning dissertation formed the basis of his first book, The Madonna of th Street. He taught at Fordham University at Lincoln Center from toat Indiana University from toand Harvard University/Harvard Divinity School from to In between andthe Madonna of the th street received a shrine status from its previous status of a sanctuary and the authority came from Rome.

History reveals that such an occurrence only took place in New Orleans and Mexico. The motives behind the case of the th Harlem street were because the Italians in America made a request to the Catholic leaders. The Madonna of th Street has over the last quarter century become a classic of American religious history.

There are few books that I have enjoyed teaching more over the years and even fewer that have taught me as much about American Catholic history.(Leigh E. Schmidt, author of Hearing Things: Religion, Illusion, and the American Price: $   Book Report: "The Madonna of th Street" by Robert A.

Orsi Like the many penitents he renders, Robert Orsi sees all things in, "The Madonna of th Street." A scholar of things religious, and connoisseur of matters Italian-American, Orsi combines these two interests so that one defines and explains the other.

NO tears inside book. Tight spine, clean pages. pages. 48 pages show highlghting and/or writing. Does NOT interfere with reading. Synopsis: In a masterful evocation of Italian Harlem and the men and women that lived there, Orsi examines how the annual festa of the Madonna of th Street both influenced and reflected the lives of the.

The Madonna of th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, Second Edition March 1,Yale University Press Paperback in English - 2 Sub edition. The Madonna of th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, - New Haven ; London: Yale University Press, Argument Orsi explores the community of Italian Harlem through an analysis of the devotion to the Madonna of th street.

The Madonna of th Street by Robert A. Orsi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Robert A. Orsi is the author of The Madonna of th Street ( avg rating, ratings, 27 reviews, published ), Between Heaven and Earth ( av 4/5. In The Madonna Of th Street, Orsi studies the lived religion of Catholic Italian immigrants in Harlem New York.

Orsi focuses on a particular religious celebration known as the festa for The Madonna and the social structures that create and layer the event.

Through observations, story telling, conversations and research Orsi weaves a picture of life for this immigrant community.The Madonna of th Street | In a masterful evocation of Italian Harlem and the men and women who lived there, Robert Orsi examines how the annual festa of the Madonna of th Street both influenced and reflected the lives of the celebrants.The Madonna of th Street: Faith and Community in Italian Harlem, Article in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 26(1) January Author: Robert Anthony Orsi.