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Health Sciences

Can the Marian Library Support Instruction in Health Sciences?


For example...

The Marian Library has partial holdings of at least two uncataloged medical journals that developed out of the need to document the miraculous cures at Lourdes: Bulletin de L'Association Médicale Internationale de Notre-Dame de Lourdes and Bulletin of the Lourdes International Medical Association.

The realia collection includes ex votos, or milagros, and the print collection includes images related to pilgrimage sites associated with healing. A connection can be made here to discussions of faith and reason and/or the place of prayer in medical practice.

ear ex voto“Ear Ex Voto.” Aluminum ex voto depicting an ear used at Our Lady of Tinos shrine in Greece.

Our Lady of Stockel pennant“Our Lady of Stockel Pennant" from the Marian Library flat files.


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