Mary, the mother of Jesus

Standard Name: Mary,, the mother of Jesus
Used Form: Virgin Mary


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Dedications Mary Angela Dickens
In a move that reflected her turn to Catholicism , MAD published a devotional volume, Sanctuary, dedicated to MaryThe Mother of Jesus and featuring a preface by Charles Galton , a Jesuit priest.
Dickens, Mary Angela, and Father Charles S. J. Galton. Sanctuary. R & T Washbourne.
iii, v
Education Marina Warner
Life in the convent was quite regimented: we were all marched in line and we all sang songs together and we learned everything by heart.
Zabus, Chantal et al. “Spinning a Yarn with Marina Warner”. Kunapipi, Vol.
, No. 1, Dangaroo Press, pp. 519-29.
Devotion to Mary flourished among the children. MW remained...
Education Marina Warner
Here, she learned the practices of examining her conscience and meditating on holy pictures, which have been significant in her life ever since.
Williams, Elaine. Marina Warner. Editor Griffiths, Sian, Manchester University Press, pp. 259-67.
At both her convent schools devotion to the Virgin Mary was...
Intertextuality and Influence Christina Rossetti
In what some consider her most ambitious religious work, she continues here her meditations on the female characters of the Bible. The text envisions the moment at which Eve , the Virgin Mary ...
Intertextuality and Influence Flora Annie Steel
FAS brackets her extremely touching story between two overt comparisons of Indian with British culture, not to the latter's advantage. No matter how barbarous the marriage customs of India, FAS writes that Uma confronts...
Intertextuality and Influence Felicia Hemans
Scenes and Hymns of Life includes Prisoners' Evening Service, which imagines the last days of two prisoners awaiting execution during the French Revolution, and affectingly described by Helen Maria Williams .
Duquette, Natasha Aleksiuk. Veiled Intent: Dissenting Women’s Approach to Biblical Interpretation. Pickwick Publications.
Occupation Christina Rossetti
The second title uses the Latin version of the words which the Virgin Mary spoke to the angel of the Annunciation, in English Behold the handmaid of the Lord!CR sat also as model for...
Textual Features Elizabeth Jennings
A number of poems in this volume express sympathy with the losses and failures of humanity, or address the passage of time. Several concern religious observance: among these are two poems both bearing the title...
Textual Features Elizabeth Bathurst
The collection begins with Sarah, wife of Abraham, and moves on through twenty-one listings of renowned
Bathurst, Elizabeth. The Sayings of Women. Andrew Sowle.
Old Testament women. Each is introduced with the statement: We find . . . .
Bathurst, Elizabeth. The Sayings of Women. Andrew Sowle.
EB 's...
Textual Features Monica Furlong
MF herself supplies an introduction explaining the book's intention to address the narrower question of women's ordination and the broader question of the full evaluation of women within the Christian community.
Furlong, Monica. Feminine in the Church. SPCK.
She deals briefly...
Textual Production Anna Brownell Jameson
ABJ examined the life of the Virgin Mary in Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts, the third volume of her series Sacred and Legendary Art.
Johnston, Judith. Anna Jameson: Victorian, Feminist, Woman of Letters. Scolar Press.
Textual Production Kate O'Brien
The title comes from a Mayday hymn to Mary : the allusion to prayer is both nostalgic and ironical.
Reynolds, Lorna. Kate O’Brien: A Literary Portrait. Colin Smythe; Barnes and Noble.
Textual Production Elizabeth Charles
Some of these titles are Early Christian Missions of Ireland, Scotland and England (1893), Attila and his Conquerors (1894), Ecce Ancilla Domini, Mary the Mother of our Lord : Studies in the Christian Ideal of...
Textual Production Evelyn Underhill
EU published with HeinemannThe Miracles of Our Lady Saint Mary, an anthology of translated fairytales of mediæval Catholicism .
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1 (31 March 1906): 389
The Bodleian Library acquisition stamp is dated 9 November 1905.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Textual Production Marina Warner
MW published her landmark study of the figure of the Virgin Mary as a model for women: Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and Cult of the Virgin Mary.
Moseley, Merritt, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 194. Gale Research.
194: 279, 284


About 1450: The extant manuscript was transcribed of...

Women writers item

About 1450

The extant manuscript was transcribed of Dame Eleanor Hull 's translation of a French commentary and treatise on the Latin text of the Seven Penitential Psalms.

8 December 1635: Queen Henrietta Maria's personal Roman Catholic...

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8 December 1635

Queen Henrietta Maria 's personal Roman Catholic chapel, designed by Inigo Jones , opened on the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary .


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