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Mariology
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1.1. Devotion to Mary and Mariology

The NT witness names Mary as the mother of Jesus of Nazareth (see Matt. 1:16, 18, 20; 2:11, 13; 12:46; 13:55; Mark 3:31; 6:3; Luke 1:26–56; 2:4–7, 16, 19, 34, 48, 51; 8:19; John 2:1, 3, 5, 12; 6:42; 19:25–26). In the Roman Catholic tradition, believers’ devotion to Mary finds expression in acts of trust, thanksgiving, praise, invocation, and intercession, as well as in liturgical actions and canticles, statues, other art…

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Fahlbusch, Erwin, Carter, David and Napiórkowski, Stanislaw Celestyn, “Mariology”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 09 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_M95>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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