The village grandmothers. Religious practices and threats to life in times of pandemic


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Authors: Wielewski Narloch, Nelise, Madrigal Sánchez, Victor
Format: artículo
Status:Versión publicada
Publication Date:2022
Description:This article explores how older women turn to their religious references/practices to seek protection from the threat to life in times of pandemic. The voices of five grandmothers from Pueblo Nuevo community, canton of Garabito, Costa Rica, will be heard. Their contributions shared through an interview will be the basis for guiding the analysis. As a starting point, it is recognized that at different moments in history, generating fear, denial, and death. Religious references were found to have been present as a form of reaction, support, and strength.
Country:Portal de Revistas UNA
Institution:Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
Repositorio:Portal de Revistas UNA
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