Representations of the Blessed Virgin Mary in World Literature and Art

by Elena V. Shabliy (Editor)
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This interdisciplinary study explores Marian imagery and representations in world literature and art throughout the centuries. This book demonstrates the widespread deep veneration of the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary in various countries and different Christian traditions. Devotion to the Holy Virgin has served as a bridge to different cultures, overcoming all types of possible borders. Religious and cultural literacy is crucial for domestic and international politics, the practice of peace, harmony, justice and prosperity. This book also gives recognition and pays homage to the influence of the image of Mater Dolorosa in shaping art and literature around the world.

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Contributors
Paul A. Brazinski (Collaborator), Jim Casey (Collaborator), Anna Hamling (Collaborator), Gwyn McClelland (Collaborator), Karen O'Donnell (Collaborator), Elena V. Shabliy (Collaborator), Dong Zhao (Collaborator)
Publication Date
July 27, 2017
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Page count
176
ISBN
9781498554350