Example sentences for: stigmata

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  • This would-be thriller gets punctured by the critics: "Possibly the funniest movie ever made about Catholicism--from a theological point of view" (Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). The film stars Patricia Arquette as a beautician who is mysteriously afflicted with stigmata after receiving a rosary with a history from her mother.

  • Stigmata

  • Certainly since Erving Goffman's seminal work on stigma in the early 1960s, stigma (plural stigmata) has been recognized as “an attribute that is significantly discrediting,” and it is known as a potent and painful force in individual lives [15].

  • First a young hairdresser in Stigmata collapses on a crowded dance floor as an invisible crown of thorns is pounded into her head.

  • In Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata (1767-69), the saint cranes his neck (as we do) to see the weird God hovering above him: a round sun with a human face and four pairs of wings that shoots golden laser beams down into Francis' palms.


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