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All of the Women of the Bible Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7, Mary, Mother of Jesus & More Summary

Edith Deen
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Chapter 7, Mary, Mother of Jesus & More Summary and Analysis

The author's Chapter 5 is Women in Christ's Time. First of these is Mary, Mother of Jesus. The author actually uses the title "Queen of Heaven" for Mary, Mother of Jesus. This is of great importance, since there is a Biblical description of a location with a religion based upon the female godhead who they call the Queen of Heaven. Edith Green may have done this intentionally. She may have done this by mistake. To call Mother Mary this is to simultaneously assert her divine role as God's wife or concubine and to show reconciliation of the Judaic male God with the feminine as manifested by the virgin mother Mary. In this Mary's culture, fatherhood was recognized. Readers may take this for granted today, but there were both cultures where this connection was well known and...

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