Respondiendo a recientes agresiones de parte de ciertos rivales religiosos, la lideresa maxima de los templos de la Santa Muerte en Mexico, Enriqueta Vargas de Tultitlan, hablo en exclusivo con Skeleton Saint sobre su papel en el culto y su propuesta de limpiarlo de lo que ella ve como mercaderes y charlatanes. VOY A DEJAR … Continue reading Tiembla Tierra! Lideresa de la Santa Muerte Promete Limpiar el Culto
Death & Santa Muerte – Elliot Edge in conversation with researcher David Metcalfe
The Cult of Santa Muerte has grown to encompass millions of followers spanning from Chile to Canada, and more recently around the globe. In this 3 hour presentation, Elliot Edge joins researcher and writer David Metcalfe in conversation about this new representation of death taking over the Americas, as well as comments on death in culture, … Continue reading Death & Santa Muerte – Elliot Edge in conversation with researcher David Metcalfe
Dr. R. Andrew Chesnut featured on Expanding Mind
Hosts Erik Davis and Maja D'Aoust recently invited Andrew Chesnut to discuss the rising growth of Santa Muerte's devotional tradition on the Expanding Minds podcast. The wide ranging discussion covers the tradition in depth and touches on a number of interesting points: From the show's synopsis: "The cult of death, narco spirituality, and Mexico’s increasingly … Continue reading Dr. R. Andrew Chesnut featured on Expanding Mind
Santa Muerte on Invisible College Radio!
Independent researcher David Metcalfe recently appeared on the second episode of Invisible College Radio to discuss the growing popularity of Santa Muerte in the Americas with the show's host, Austin Gandy. The conversation covers some of the common misconceptions regarding the devotional tradition, Santa Muerte's magical aspects, and touches on a more nuanced understanding of … Continue reading Santa Muerte on Invisible College Radio!
Dr. Chesnut talks Santa Muerte on Santa Fe Radio Cafe
The Santa Fe Radio Cafe recently featured Dr. R. Andrew Chesnut, Chair of Catholic Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, in conversation with host Mary-Charlotte.
Love Magic & Holy Death: A Conversation with Dr. R. Andrew Chesnut
"More and more African Americans and Anglo Americans are interested in Her stuff, and that's obviously fairly recent. She seems to be transcending her Mexican roots, and even the pan-Latin roots, and appealing to people who aren't Mexican or Latin American heritage."