"Like all histories that bring a specific time and place vividly to life, "Visionaries is ultimately intensely rewarding. Christian savors his story's rich complexity. . . . He writes with great empathy of those transcendent moments that slice through the humdrum of everyday life, infusing it with drama, intensity and meaning."--Paul Boyer, "Washington Post
About the Author
William A. Christian Jr., winner of a MacArthur Fellowship, has published widely on Spanish religion, including "Moving Crucifixes in Modern Spain" (1992).