Maria of Guadalupe: Shaper of History, Shaper of Hearts

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Mexico, December 9, 1531. Ten years after the Spaniards conquered this land, on a hill on the outskirts of the capital, something inconceivable happens to Juan Diego, a native of the area. At dawn a heavenly figure comes to meet him, revealing herself as "Mary, mother of all men". To confirm the first vision, the Lady not only entrusts him with several messages. But, also, in the final vision, leaves her portrait mysteriously present on his tilma. It is the portrait of a young woman looking downward. She is ...

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Overview

Mexico, December 9, 1531. Ten years after the Spaniards conquered this land, on a hill on the outskirts of the capital, something inconceivable happens to Juan Diego, a native of the area. At dawn a heavenly figure comes to meet him, revealing herself as "Mary, mother of all men". To confirm the first vision, the Lady not only entrusts him with several messages. But, also, in the final vision, leaves her portrait mysteriously present on his tilma. It is the portrait of a young woman looking downward. She is clothed in a dress figured with roses and a mantle spangled with stars.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781586172411
  • Publisher: Ignatius Press
  • Publication date: 1/15/2009
  • Pages: 263
  • Sales rank: 544,564
  • Product dimensions: 5.26 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

1 A Delectable Fruit of the Cactus for the Eagle 11

2 Encounter at Dawn 19

3 Conquistadora of Hearts 26

4 The Mystery in the Virgin's Eyes 39

5 Not Painted by Human Hand 46

6 Queen of Peace 52

7 Clothed in the Cosmos 58

8 Yeas and Nays 66

9 The Name of the Rose 74

10 Mail Forwarded 85

11 A Modern Painting 89

12 Leaving for the New World 97

13 An Eighteenth-Century Opinion 101

14 In the Shade of the Mother 111

15 The Speaking Eagle and the Woman Who Conquers the Serpent 118

16 Man-Made Model of a Divine Original 130

17 Tree of Tears and Help from Heaven 140

18 Day of Wrath at Mary's Birthplace 151

19 Clouds of Violence over Bethlehem 163

20 Mary's Last Dwelling Place 181

21 Morning Star, Star of the Sea 200

22 A Star-Studded Field of Love 219

23 Miriam, Maryam, Maria 229

App Facsimile of the Nican Mopohua 239

Select Bibliography 255

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