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Feminism in Antigone

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Callahan, Sidney. "Mary and the Challenges of the Feminist Movement." America 18 Dec. 1993: 6. Rpt. In Infotrac.

Many modern feminists argue that devotion to the Virgin Mary, Marian devotion, is not productive to women's flourishing, but instead, it is counterproductive. Yet, Sidney Callahan sees Mary in a light that further serves the well-being of women and the good of the church simultaneously. It acts as a compensatory witness to Gospel values and truths that the church is ignoring or distorting. It also confirms the good news and heralds what is next in the church's pilgrimage. The concept of the Virgin Mary has always been to help the weak, the injured, the poor, or the oppressed. Certainly, in this day and age, many people would do well to appreciate Marian devotion and the support it brings to its believers. While feminists of the present are certainly more outspoken in their...

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