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The maternal face of God : the feminine and its religious expressions

Author: Leonardo Boff
Publisher: San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Named Person: Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint; Mary, Virgin Saint.; Marie, Sainte Vierge; Dieu; Dieu; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo Boff
ISBN: 0062541595 9780062541598
OCLC Number: 15365053
Notes: Translation of: O rosto materno de Deus.
Description: x, 278 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction. Theology and the feminine --
Part 1. The problem: the feminine and Mariology --
1. The organizational principle of Mariology --
Part 2. Analysis: the feminine and the conflict of interpretations --
2. Basic epistemological obstacles in the area of the feminine --
3. The feminine: an analytic approach --
4. The feminine: a philosophical approach --
5. The feminine: a theological meditation --
Part 3. History: Miriam, Mary --
6. Mary: the historical Miriam of Nazareth --
Part 4. Theology: Mary, our Lady of faith --
7. The Immaculate Conception: culmination of humanity --
8. Mary's perpetual virginity: seed of divinized humanity --
9. Mary's human and divine motherhood --
10. Mary's resurrection and assumption --
11. Mary's universal mediation: in solidarity with the human race --
12. Mary, prophetic woman of liberation --
Part 5. Mythology: Mary, temple of the spirit: the new age --
13. Myth and its conflicting interpretations --
14. Mary in the language of myth --
15. The Marian dogmas: their existential and symbolic content.
Other Titles: Rosto materno de Deus.
Responsibility: Leonardo Boff ; translated by Robert R. Barr and John W. Diercksmeier.


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