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stigmatic

[stig′mad·ik]
(optics)
Property of an optical system whose focal power is the same in all meridians.
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Such a proclivity for "wild west" tales might make him an unlikely candidate for exploring the religious experience of a young nun and stigmatic.
Marie-Rose (Rose) Ferron, a Franco-American mystic stigmatic, was born in Quebec and raised in New England.
Marie-Rose (Rose) Ferron was reputed to be a mystic stigmatic.
3) She supposedly met (physically or through bilocation) other contemporary mystics, including Quebecois healer Brother Andre and German Stigmatic Therese Neumann.
The victim soul movement borrowed something from medieval mysticism and from the eucharistic saints and stigmatics of early modern Europe, but its nearest inspirations were the nineteenth-century cults of the Sacred Heart and of Lisieux, and the casualties and consequences of the First World War.
Negating the "thrill-complex for the extraordinary" that clouded the perspective of modern Christians, Kreuter challenged Theresa's audience: "God does not send these wounds for the stigmatic person only, but also, and more particularly, for the sake of those who witness them or even of those who hear or read of them.
110) Even Theresa Neumann, the most famous stigmatic of the twentieth century, had been the target of two attempted rapes at age thirteen.