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Bennett, Jeffrey S.

When the Sun Danced

Myth, Miracles, and Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century Portugal Jeffrey S. Bennett

Between May and October of 1917, three young shepherds were reportedly visited six times by an apparition of the Virgin Mary near the town of Fátima in Portugal. At the final apparition event, approximately 70,000 visitors gathered to witness a prophesied miracle intended to convince the... More