7 edition of The cult of the Virgin Mary found in the catalog.
|Statement||Michael P. Carroll.|
|LC Classifications||BT645 .C34 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 253 p. :|
|Number of Pages||253|
|LC Control Number||85043273|
The cult of the Virgin Mary is associated by most medievalists with the twelfth and succeeding centuries. This book, however, provides a wide-ranging exploration of the cult in England from c. to the Conquest/5(4). Catholics have posited that Mary was revered as a virgin in her own lifetime, while Protestants have traced the cult's rise to the suppression of pagan goddesses in late antiquity. Impressive contributors offer exciting new vistas on the catacombs, the Assumption, Theotokos, Mary, Sophia, etc. pages, softcover. Burns & Oates. The Origins of the Cult of the Virgin Mary () by Pages:
Helen Hackett's Virgin Mother, Maiden Queen is an extended investigation of a specific claim now routinely advanced by scholars of the English Reformation-that a cult of the Virgin Queen Elizabeth replaced the discredited cult of the Virgin Mary. Table of Contents. John McGuckin, ‘The Early Cult of Mary and Inter-Religious Contexts in the 5th Century Church' Chris Maunder, ‘Origins of the Cult of the Virgin Mary in the New Testament' Geri Parlby, ‘The Origins of Marian Art in the Catacombs and the Problems of Identification' J.K. Elliott, ‘Mary in the Apocryphal New Testament' Stephen Shoemaker, ‘The Cult of the Virgin in the Price: $
Why is Mary both "Virgin" and "Mother" simultaneously? Why has the Marian cult always been stronger in certain geographical areas than in others? The first half of the book presents a psychoanalytic explanation for the most salient facts about the Marian cult and the second addresses the question of Marian : $ Many twentieth-century scholars have suggested that the Virgin Queen was a cult-figure who replaced the Virgin Mary. But how could this be in a Protestant state officially opposed to idolatry? Helen Hackett examines these issues through readings of a wide variety of Elizabethan texts.
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"The Cult of the Virgin" () is an interesting examination of Roman Catholic Mariolatry. Catholicism's elevation of Mary to semi-deity as mediatrix and co-redemptrix has absolutely no scriptural foundation and seriously detracts from the work of Jesus Christ.
I especially enjoyed the chapters on Medjugorje and the other alleged Marian /5(9). Carroll's book is a look at the role of Mary and of the apparitions of Mary from a more psychological perspective.
The book is itself kind of a mixed bag. While it speaks of the cult, I do not think it means this in a derogative fashion but in the sense of the religious practices of a by: The cult of the Virgin Mary is associated by most medievalists with the twelfth and succeeding centuries. This book, however, provides a wide-ranging exploration of the cult /5.
The cult of the Virgin Mary is associated by most medievalists with the twelfth and succeeding centuries. This book, however, provides a wide-ranging exploration of the cult in England from c.
to the Conquest. Interest in and devotion to Mary flourished in the late seventh and eighth centuries and, especially, in the period of the Benedictine reform from the mid-tenth century onwards. An informative book, possibly the definitive book on Mariology - scholarly, comprehensive, and surprising objective.
Wagner begins with a textual analysis of what little is written about Mary in the New Testament - and then, using her impressive knowledge of ecclesiastical and cultural history, tells the story of the two thousand year evolution of Marian thought and devotional /5.
In the Middle Ages, Mary, the Mother of Jesus, was held in high regard and her cult regarded across Europe. To the medieval mind, Mary was the perfect woman.
She embodied many ideals of courtly love which was practised during the Middle Ages; she was pure, free of sin, and the perfect mother. Inthe Council of Ephesus issued the first dogmatic statement of Mary: she was to be honored as Theotokos, the Godbearer or Mother of God In the 19th century, long after many Protestant reformers had rejected the cult of the Virgin as popish nonsense, Pius IX proclaimed the Immaculate Conception Catholic dogma.".
The virgin figure has had a dynamic presence in religious tradition for centuries. In the ancient world, cults of virgin goddesses and their maiden priestesses held great popularity. While the formidable ancient Greek goddesses Athena and Artemis held sway in many cities, Rome’s Vestal Virgins were famed far and wide.
However, Christianity dodges the issue of Mary as a Goddess by referring to a sacred book that one must accept as an article of faith. In point of fact, the veneration, or more adequately, the cult of Mary cannot be fully examined through the lens of Christianity alone.
Rather, it must be looked at in a historical context. Table of contents. John McGuckin, 'The Early Cult of Mary and Inter-Religious Contexts in the 5th Century Church' Chris Maunder, 'Origins of the Cult of the Virgin Mary in the New Testament' Geri Parlby, 'The Origins of Marian Art in the Catacombs and the Problems of Identification' J.K.
Elliott, 'Mary in the Apocryphal New Testament' Stephen Shoemaker, 'The Cult of the Virgin in the 4th. Why is Mary both “Virgin” and “Mother” simultaneously. Why has the Marian cult always been stronger in certain geographical areas than in others. The first half of the book presents a psychoanalytic explanation for the most salient facts about the Marian cult and the second addresses the question of Marian apparitions.
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This book offers new insight and understanding of the cult of Mary from its earliest incarnations in Christianity. The Cult of the Virgin Mary Michael P. Carroll — Religion.
Get this from a library. The cult of the Virgin Mary: psychological origins. [Michael P Carroll] -- "Every year over twelve million people make pilgrimages to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe and nearly four and a half million visit the shrine at Lourdes. Tracing this widespread and emotionally.
An early icon of the Virgin as queen is in the church of Santa Maria in Trastevere in Rome, datable to – by the kneeling figure of Pope John VII, a notable promoter of the cult of the Virgin, to whom the infant Christ reaches his hand.
This type was long confined to Rome. Buy The Cult of the Virgin Mary: Psychological Origins Reprint by Carroll, Michael P. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Michael P. Carroll. Hours of the Virgin Mary Cult of the Virgin Mary The Virgin Mary was venerated in the early days of the Church, but the cult of the Virgin remained small until the 10th century, when it suddenly rose in popularity.
By the 14th century the importance of the Virgin had grown throughout the Christian world. This unique study of the cult of the Virgin Mary offers a way of thinking about the interrelations of Catholicism and ideas of ideal femininity over the longue duree.
An ambitious history of the changing symbolism of the Mother of God, Alone of All Her Sex holds up to the light different emphases occurring at different times, and highlights.
Marina Warner and the cult of Mary As her controversial study of Mary is reissued, Marina Warner talks to Peter Stanford about the book’s hostile reception and the enduring cult of the Virgin. : The Cult of the Virgin Mary () by Carroll, Michael P.
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Anyone with an interest in saints' cults will want this book. DAUVIT BROUN, Professor of Scottish History, University of Glasgow. This volume examines the phenomena of the cult of saints and Marian devotion as they were manifested in Scotland, ranging from the early medieval period to Author: Helen Birkett, Rachel Butter, Thomas Owen Clancy, David Ditchburn, Audrey-Beth Fitch, Mark A.
Hall. The Virgin survived, and her cult is thriving. “Mary is here, right now,” declares Judith Dupré, author of “Full of Grace: Encountering Mary in Faith, Art and Life” (Random House). Uncertain how to structure her book, she asked Mary for guidance, and 15 dots of light appeared on the wall — “15 being the number of the mysteries of.
Good book coming from the second wave of feminism, although sometimes it feels like a rant. Still, the history of Mary is very well researched. Published in by Marina Warner, Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary is both a lasting work of scholarship and an artifact of its own time—second wave s: