Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada

Dr. Maldonado-Estrada is Assistant Professor of Religion at Kalamazoo College and the author of Lifeblood of the Parish: Men and Catholic Devotion in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (NYU Press, 2020). She serves on the editorial board of the journal American Religion and was chosen for 2020-2022 cohort of Young Scholars in American Religion at IUPUI’s Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture.

Contributions by Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada

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Masculinity and the Body Languages of Catholicism

From counting money to lifting four-ton statues, Italian Catholics in Brooklyn have a robust, embodied language to express their masculine devotion says Prof. Maldonado-Estrada in this interview about her new book, Lifeblood of the Parish.

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