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With a personalyou can read up to articles each month for free. Already have an ? Log in. Log in through your institution. The cult of St. Anthony of Padua was brought to the regions that now form Bangladesh by the Portuguese who converted a section of the local population to Catholicism in the 16th and 17th centuries.
In recent years, the annual festival of St. Anthony has grown rapidly in size and become a major focus for annual pilgrimage by Bangladeshi Catholics in and outside the region.
Francis Xavier in Goa, St. Anthony is also patronised by non-Christians who do regular manots vows to St. Anthony and then take part in the annual festival in Panjura, just as Christians may take part in Hindu festivals or visit shrines of Sufi saints. In recent years, the Church authorities have encouraged the development of the festival as a spiritual gathering where all can appeal to St. Anthony, a saint for all who answers the prayers and vows of all, regardless of religious boundaries. In other respects, however, such as the adoption of religious imagery and symbols associated in Bangladesh with Hindu Bengali culture, Bangladeshi Catholicism, while seeking indigenous modes of expression, has emphasised its differences from the Muslim majority in Bangladesh.
The paper discusses the recent Asian girls St Anthony growth and transformation of the festival and asks what they can tell us about the place of the cult of St. Anthony, and Catholicism in general, within the complex religious field of contemporary Bangladesh. The Journal of Ritual Studies, founded inis a broadly based interdisciplinary journal, concentrating on the diverse, creative and globally ificant topic of ritual studies.
Disciplinary perspectives include, among other things, anthropology, history, religious studies, art and aesthetics, cognition, classical studies, archaeology, and philosophy: in other words, a rich diversity of humanistic and scientific perspectives. Notable contributions have come from scholars all over the world, encompassed either in individual papers or in special focused issues, or in book review forums. The long-term editors for the Journal of Ritual Studies are Dr. Pamela J.
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