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Mary 101: Tradition and Influence (101 Series)

Mary 101: Tradition and Influence (101 Series)

Mary Ann Zimmer
9780764818516
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1/1/2010


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Come on a journey to meet Jesus' mother, Mary! You'll understand the history and traditions of the Virgin in relation to the concerns of 21st-century Christians around the world.


Mary is introduced via Scripture, followed by an exploration of church teaching, prayers, and devotions. Examine Mary's global appearances (apparitions) and the way she has been portrayed in great works of art.


Chapters include essential background information, reflection questions, and suggested reading for furthering your understanding of Mary and the international scope of Marian concerns.


Mary Ann Zimmer is a member of the Notre Dame Sisters of Omaha, Nebraska, and is an assistant professor of religious studies at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She holds an M.Div. from Weston Jesuit School of Theology and a Ph.D. in theological studies from Emory University. Her work has appeared in Proceedings of the Forum on Religion and Public Life, In the Embrace of God: A Feminist Reader in Theological Anthropology, Women and the Shaping of Catholicism: Women Through the Ages, and Liturgy.






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