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  • Record Number: 5667
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Caspers , Charles.
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  • Title: Liduina, the Virgin of Schiedam: Rise, Flourishing, and Waning of a Saint Cult, c. 1400-c. 2000 [As a child, Liduina was injured and spent the rest of her life confined to bed. The author traces the shifting meaning of her acceptance of suffering and devotion to the Eucharist across time. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Spirituality renewed: studies on significant representatives of the Modern Devotion.  Edited by Hein Blommestijn, Charles Caspers, and Rijcklof HofmanStudies in spirituality. Supplement. 2003.  Pages 193 - 207.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Hagiography Lay Piety Liduina of Schiedam, Saint Pain and Suffering Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Illustrations: Three figures. Figure One The young Liduina praying at the miraculous statue of Our Lady in the Church of St. John the Baptist in Schiedam, detail of a stained glass window (Schiedam, Basilica of Saint Liduina and Our Lady of the Rosary). Figure Two An angel offers the Virgin of Schiedam a rose branch from Paradise, colored engraving in "Het leven der HH. Maeghden" (The Lives of the Holy Virgins), (1626) by Heribertus Rosweydus (Tilburg Faculty of Theology, Library). Figure Three "H. Liduina of Schiedam, example of a eucharistic sacrificial life," devotional picture from a design by Bruno Groenendael, 0.S.B, circa 1935.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Titus Brandsma Institute
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9042913274
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