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View Resource Everyday Miracles: Medical Imagery in Ex-Votos

The relationship between faith and healing has engaged the minds of scholars, artists, and theologians for centuries. One physical manifestation of this area of human inquiry and concern has been the ex-voto, which is a devotional painting that gives thanks to a saint or deity for a miraculous healing or a blessing. This website was designed to accompany an exhibition at the National Library of...

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/exvotos/