The Sacred Heart of Jesus

6 July, 2017

The Sacred Heart of Jesus travels well. Grounded in the mystical experiences of the seventeenth-century nun Margaret Mary Alacoque, the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus has spread across the world with the expansion of Catholicism through the Jesuits and other mission orders. In the ‘In Conversation’ section of the journal Material Religion different dimensions of the circulation of this iconic image are discussed. Below you can find the links to the articles.

David Morgan: weblink

Valentina Napolitano: weblink

and Rhoda Woets: weblink

The introductory text by Birgit Meyer is open access: