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200 Pages | 19 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198794912


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The Virgin Mary: A Very Short Introduction

Mary Joan Winn Leith

Very Short Introductions

  • Describes the evolution of Marian thought from early Christianity to the present day
  • Takes an interdisciplinary approach that includes art history, archaeology, and gender studies as well as doctrinal history
  • Considers Mary in Eastern and Western Christianity as well as Islam
  • Discusses Mary in contemporary popular culture
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide