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Mother of God : a history of the Virgin Mary
Rubin, Miri, 1956-
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New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2009]

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xxvi, 532 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
From temple maiden to the bearer of God : to the year 431. The earliest glimpses of Mary ; Mary in a Christian empire ; Versions of Mary ; Mary of the imperial state -- From the Eastern Mediterranean to the Irish Sea : to the year 1000. Mary of the Christian empire ; Beyond the Greek world ; The emergence of European Mary -- The emergence of Mary's hegemony : 1000-1200. Mary of the cloister ; Mary of polemic and encounter ; Abundance and ubiquity -- Mary, local and familiar : 1200-1400. Mary in liturgy, song, and prayer ; Mary, the friars, and the mother tongue ; Teaching Mary in parish and home ; Mary's miracles as reward and as punishment ; Mary at the foot of the cross ; Mary and women, Mary and men -- Mary as queen and reformer : 1400-1500. Mary the sublime ; Mary: unlike any other ; Mary of parish practice and family life ; Mary : a world of devotional possibilities -- Mary reformed, Mary global : 1500 and beyond. Mary of reform and reformation ; From Europe to the rest of the world ; Mary in a world of neighbouring diversity -- After Mary : a conclusion.
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