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We're All Gonna Die: 'Santa Muerte. The Skeleton Saint' at The Bell

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Time 19:45
Date 27/07/17
Price £4.4
  • Produced by London Fortean Society
  • Price £4.40, Concessions: £2.20
  • Get ready for stories from Mexican folklore
  • Bring along otherworldly interests
  • See you at The Bell Pub

Dr. Andrew Chesnut will explain how Mexican folk saint, Santa Muerte (Saint Death), has gone from only a few thousand devotees in 2001 to some 12-million today.

Chesnut is Professor of Religious Studies and holds the Bishop Walter F. Sullivan Chair in Catholic Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. He authored the first and only academic book in English on the Bony Lady, Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, the Skeleton Saint (OUP, 2012).