Mary 101: Tradition and Influence
Author: Mary Ann Zimmer
|Come on a journey to meet Jesus's 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.
Features: Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.4" H x 7.2" L x 5.1" W (0.3 lbs) 144 pages
Carton Quantity: 96
Publisher: Liguori Publications
US SRP: 11.99 US
Pub Date: March 01, 2010
Sr. Mary Ann Zimmer provides a readable overview of the Christian tradition of Jesus' mother, Mary, clarifying the main points by tracing the historical background and tying the tradition to the concerns of modern Christians. We first meet Mary in Scripture, as Chapter 1 unfolds. The subsequent chapters look at Church teaching, prayers, and devotions; Mary's appearances to the world (apparitions); and the great images of Mary in art. The final chapter introduces the international scope of Marian concerns in the world. Each chapter begins with essential background information for the material that is covered in that chapter. Each chapter's conclusion offers reflection questions and suggestions for further reading.
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