Mary through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture

Mary through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture

by Jaroslav Pelikan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300076614

ISBN-13: 9780300076615

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

Jaroslav Pelikan, world-renowned historian and author of the best-selling Jesus Through the Centuries and many other books, examines all of Christian history and culture to create the most complete portrait of the Virgin Mary ever written. Pelikan assesses the ways Protestants, Catholics, Jews, and Muslims, artists, musicians, and writers, and men and women

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Jaroslav Pelikan, world-renowned historian and author of the best-selling Jesus Through the Centuries and many other books, examines all of Christian history and culture to create the most complete portrait of the Virgin Mary ever written. Pelikan assesses the ways Protestants, Catholics, Jews, and Muslims, artists, musicians, and writers, and men and women everywhere have depicted, venerated, and been inspired by Mary, a symbol of hope and solace for all generations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300076615
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,283,342
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

15 The Queen of Heaven, Her Dormition and Her Assumption
Prefaceix
Introduction: Ave Maria, Gratia Plena1
1 Miriam of Nazareth in the New Testament7
2 The Daughter of Zion and the Fulfillment of Prophecy23
3 The Second Eve and the Guarantee of Christ's True Humanity39
4 The Theotokos, the Mother of God55
5 The Heroine of the Qur'an and the Black Madonna67
6 The Handmaid of the Lord and the Woman of Valor81
7 The Adornment of Worship and the Leader of the Heavenly
Choir97
8 The Paragon of Chastity and the Blessed Mother113
9 The Mater Dolorosa and the Mediatrix125
10 The Face That Most Resembles Christ's139
11 The Model of Faith in the Word of God153
12 The Mater Gloriosa and the Eternal Feminine165
13 The Woman Clothed with the Sun177
14 The Great Exception, Immaculately Conceived189
201
16 The Woman for All Seasons--And All Reasons215
Bibliographic Note225
Abbreviations229
Notes231
Index of Proper Names259
Index of Biblical References264
Color plates follow page84

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