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The Memory of Mary: The Fourth and Early Fifth Centuries

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines other evidence for Marian devotion in the fourth and early fifth centuries, including the writings of the church fathers and nonliterary evidence for the cult of the Virgin. It ... More


The Scepter of Orthodoxy: The Cult of the Virgin and the Council of Ephesus

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the role of the cult of the Virgin in the controversies leading up to the Council of Ephesus as well as its outcome. Toward the end of the twentieth century, a number of studies ... More


Conclusions

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This conclusion summarizes the evidence for Marian devotion and veneration in early Christianity. It first considers the Protevangelium of James, whose interest in Mary as a figure in her own right ... More


A Cult Following: The Six Books Dormition Apocryphon

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines an important apocryphal text for understanding the rise of Marian piety in early Christianity: the Six Books Dormition Apocryphon. An early Dormition narrative, the Six Books ... More


Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Stephen J. Shoemaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For the first time a noted historian of Christianity explores the full story of the emergence and development of the Marian cult in the early Christian centuries. The means by which Mary, mother of ... More


Introduction

Kati Ihnat

in Mother of Mercy, Bane of the Jews: Devotion to the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169538
eISBN:
9781400883660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169538.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book examines the development of the Marian cult in Anglo-Norman England, a period covering the years 1066–1154, focusing on the underlying desire and considerable effort toward increasing ... More


Conclusion

Kati Ihnat

in Mother of Mercy, Bane of the Jews: Devotion to the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Norman England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169538
eISBN:
9781400883660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169538.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This book has explored how miracles, liturgy, and theology all combined in the Marian cult to give Mary unprecedented significance while emphasizing the opposition of the Jews. As much as she was ... More


Mother of God and Mother of Mysteries: The Third Century

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the evidence of Marian piety in the third century. It first considers how Mary was regarded by the church fathers of the period, including Tertullian of Carthage, Clement of ... More


Holy Rus´: Landmarks in medieval literature

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses how texts established and perpetuated a link between the spiritual grace of Kievan and Northern Rus′ and monastic life. Hagiography, homily, and prayers, written in the ... More


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