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Brief Marian Bibliography

Marian Bibliography in Brief



Brown, Raymond E. Mary in the New Testament. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1978.

Buby, Bertrand. Mary of Galilee. 3 vols. New York: Alba House, 1994-1996.

Faricy, Robert L., and Lucy Rooney. Praying with Mary: Contemplating Scripture at Her Side. Boston: Pauline Books & Media, 2002.

Gaventa, Beverly Roberts. Mary: Glimpses of the Mother of Jesus. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1995.

Johnson, Elizabeth A. Dangerous Memories: A Mosaic of Mary in Scripture (drawn from Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints). New York: Continuum, 2004.

Laurentin, René. Mary in Scripture, Liturgy, and the Catholic Tradition. New York: Paulist Press, 2014.

Sri, Edward. A Biblical Journey from Nazareth to the Cross. New York: Image, 2013.



Jelly, Frederick M. Madonna: Mary in the Catholic Tradition. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 1986.

Laurentin, René. A Short Treatise on the Virgin Mary. Washington, NJ: AMI Press, 1991.



Dictionary of Mary. New York: Catholic Book Publishing, 1985.

Boss, Sarah Jane. Mary. London: Continuum, 2004.

Brown, David O. Preaching the Scriptures of the Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2013.

Miles, M. M. Maiden and Mother: Prayers, Hymns, Songs and Devotions to Honour the Blessed Virgin Mary throughout the Year. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2001.

O’Carroll, Michael. Theotokos: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1982.

Prevost, Jean-Pierre. Mother of Jesus. Ottawa, ON: Novalis, 1988.

Perry, Tim, and Daniel Kendall. The Blessed Virgin Mary. Guides to Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2013.



Ayo, Nicholas. The Hail Mary: A Verbal Icon of Mary. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1994.

Cavadini, John C., ed. Mary on the Eve of the Second Vatican Council. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017.

Coffey, Kathy. Mary. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2009.

Cunningham, Agnes. The Significance of Mary. Chicago: Thomas More Press, 1988.

McKenna, Megan. Mary: Shadow of Grace. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1995.

O’Donnell, Christopher. At Worship with Mary. Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1988.



Clooney, Francis X. Divine Mother, Blessed Mother: Hindu Goddesses and the Virgin Mary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

McLoughlin, William, and Jill Pinnock, eds. Mary for Earth and Heaven: Papers on Mary and Ecumenism Given at International Congresses of the Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Leeds (1998) and Oxford (2000) and Conferences at Woldingham (1997) and Maynooth (2001). Leominster, UK: Gracewing Publishing, 2002

Pelikan, Jaroslav. Mary through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996.

Tavard, George H. The Thousand Faces of the Virgin Mary. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1996.



Boff, Leonardo. The Maternal Face of God. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1987.

Cunneen, Sally. In Search of Mary: The Woman and the Symbol. New York: Ballantine Books, 1996.

Donnelly, Doris. Mary, Woman of Nazareth. New York: Paulist Press, 1989.

Shabliy, Elena V., ed. Representations of the Blessed Virgin Mary in World Literature and Art. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017.

Thomson, R. M., and Michael Winterbottom, eds. Miracles of the Blessed Virgin Mary: William of Malmesbury. Rochester, NY: Boydell Press, 2015.

Waller, Gary. The Virgin Mary in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Literature and Popular Culture. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011.



Gebara, Ivone, and Maria Bingemer. Mary, Mother of God, Mother of the Poor. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1989.

Haskins, Susan. Who is Mary? Three Early Modern Women on the Idea of the Virgin Mary. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Maeckelberghe, Els. Desperately Seeking Mary: Feminist Appropriation of a Traditional Religious Symbol. Kampen, Netherlands: Pharos, 1991.

Mellon, Joelle. The Virgin Mary in the Perceptions of Women: Mother, Protector and Queen since the Middle Ages. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.



International Marian Research Institute. Mary in Faith and Life in the New Age of the Church. Marian Seminar, 1980.

Groeschel, Benedict J. A Still, Small Voice: a Practical Guide on Reported Revelations. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1993.

Halemba, Agnieszka. “National, Transnational or Cosmopolitan heroine? The Virgin Mary's Apparitions in Contemporary Europe.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 34 no. 3 (March 2011): 454-470.

Heintz, Peter. A Guide to Apparitions of Our Blessed Virgin Mary, Part 1: 20th Century Apparitions. Sacramento: Gabriel Press, 1995.

Zimdars-Swartz, Sandra. Encountering Mary: From La Salette to Medjugorje. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991.



Catechism of the Catholic Church

Lumen Gentium. Constitution on the Church

Marialis Cultus. For the Right Ordering of Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Redemptoris Mater. Mother of the Redeemer

Mulieris Dignitatem. On the Dignity of Women

Gentle, Judith Marie, and Robert L Fastiggi. De Maria numquam satis: The Significance of the Catholic Doctrines on the Blessed Virgin Mary for All People. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2009.

Maunder, Chris. Origins of the Cult of the Virgin Mary. London: Burns and Oates, 2008.

Trouvé, Marianne Lorraine, ed., introductions by M. Jean Frisk. Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church: Documents on the Blessed Virgin Mary. Boston, MA: Pauline Books and Media, 2000.



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