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All About Mary

Dissertations by International Marian Research Institute Students

Completed through April, 2020 
Listed in alphabetical order according to last name

Adingra, S.M., Reverand Eugene – S.T.L. - 2009
La pertinence de Ia foi de Marie dans les textes de l'Eglise les plus anciens (Ecritures) et les plus recents (Lumen Gentium et le Magistere depuis le Concile Vatican II)

Ahn, S.M., Brother Jung Han – S.T.L. - 1994
A Comparative Study Between the Scriptural Images of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Kwuan Eum

Ajagbe, Rev. Father Sylvester – S.T.L. - 2001
The Place of Mary Among the Yoruba People of Nigeria (Diocese of Lokoja – A Case Study)

Alson, S.M.C., P. Javier – S.T.L. - 2001
La Corredencion Mariana: Un Estudio Sistematico de los Articulos Sobre La Corredencion en la Revista Estudios Marianos Deside el Volumen I AI Volumen LXIV (1942-1998)

Alson, S.M.C., P. Javier – S.T.D. - 2007
La Cooperatión De Maria Y De La Iglesia En Perspectiva Ecumenica

Armstrong, S.T.L., J.C.L., Christopher R. – S.T.D. - 1993
Under the Veil of the Virgin: The Gradually Developing Relationship of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Beachum, Rev. Edwin P. Beachum – S.T.D. -1999
Francis and the Feminine: A Study of Women and the Blessed Mother in the Life of St. Francis

Boccardi, S.M., S.T.L, Brother Donald P. – S.T.D. - 1995
Contemporary Attitudes Toward Mary in the United States: The Reception of Ecumenical Dialogues by Clergy and Laity of Eight Denominations

Bonacci, Father Louis A. – S.T.D. - 1998
A Study of the Images of Mary and Woman in the Life and Works of St. Ignatius Loyola with Explorations in Jungian Psychology and Feminist Theology

Britt, Ph.D., John F. – S.T.D. - 1993
Newman's Use of Sacred Scripture in Texts on the Incarnation and Mary

Buby, S.M., Reverand Bertrand A. – S.T.D. - 1986
Greek Patristic Exegesis (4th C) on the Incarnation and Mary

Buffer, Father Thomas – S.T.L. - 1998
The Mariological Doctrine of Charles Journet (1891-1975)

Bulzacchelli, Richard H. – S.T.D. - 2012
Mary and the Acting Person: An Anthropology of Participatory Redemption in the Personalism of Karol Wojtyla/PopeJohn Paul II

Calkins, Reverand Arthur Burton – S.T.L. - 1986
John Paul II's Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary: Christological Foundation

Calloway, Father Donald H. – S.T.L. - 2005
Purest of All Lilies: The Virgin Mary in the Spirituality of St. Maria Faustina Kowalska

Campbell, Reverend Dwight P. – S.T.L. - 2004
The Foundations for the Historical Development of Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Relation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus: Anthropological, Biblical, and Patristic

Campbell, Reveredn Dwight P. – S.T.D. - 2009
A Historical, Anthropological and Theological Study of the Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Comparison with that of the Heart of Jesus

Caro Osorio, Pbro. Ernesto Maria – S.T.D. - 2000
La Virginidad de Maria: Virginidad por el Reino: Exploración complexiva del ambiente socio-cultura-religioso de José y Maria previo a la Anunciación y de su Motivación hacia un matrimonio celibatrio. Vida celibataria ante la realización del Reino en clave Mesiánico--Escatológica Mt 19, 12; 1Cor 7, 26

Carvalho, Antonio – S.T.D. - 2008
Mary and the Marian Movement of Priests. A Comparative Study of Contemporary (magisterial) Mariology and the Presentation of Our Lady in Fr. Stefano Gobbi's Locutions

Celestial, R.V.M., Sister Maria Rosa C. – S.T.L. - 2007
The Marian Character of Mother Ignacia's Spirituality

Chua, M.I.C., Sister Celia – S.T.L. - 2000
An Investigation on the Inculturation of Marian Devotion in Taiwan Catholicism: A Case Study of Marian Devotion at the Immaculate Conception Minor Basilica in Wanchin, Pingtung

Chua, M.I.C., Sister Celia – S.T.D. - 2006
Mary, Chinese Ancestor Veneration, and the Communion of Saints

Corradi, O.S.M., Father Giuseppe M. – S.T.D. – 2020
The Historical Evolution of the Marian Ideal of the Order of the Servants of Mary, in Particular, Considering Devotion to the Sorrows and Compassion of the Mother of Christ from 1233-1987

Davison, Father Timothy – S.T.L. - 1995
Immaculate Conception and Original Sin in Recent Authors: A Study in the Relationship Between These Two Doctrines

Dodd, Gloria Falcão – S.T.D. - 2004
The History and Theology of the Movement for the Dogmatic Definition of the Virgin Mary's Universal Mediation: 1896-1964

Duggan, Reerend Paul E. – S.T.D. - 1989
The Assumption Dogma: Some Reactions and Ecumenical Implications in the Thought of English-Speaking Theologians

Duricy, Michael P. – S.T.L. - 2000
Mary in Film. An Analysis of Cinematic Presentations of the Virgin Mary from 1897-1999: A Theological Appraisal of a Socio-Cultural Reality

Farley, Elizabeth – S.T.L. - 2011
Mary, the Mother of Jesus at the Wedding of Cana: The Principal Interpretations by the Latin Fathers from the Second-Eighth Centuries

Farley, Elizabeth – S.T.D. - 2013
The Development of Marian Doctrine as Reflected in the Commentaries on the Wedding Feast at Cana (John 2:1-5) by the Latin Fathers and Pastoral Theologians of the Church, From the Fourth to the Seventeenth Century

Frisk, Sister Jean M. – S.T.L. - 1998
Mary in Catechesis. A Comparative Study on Magisterial Catechetical Documents and Religion Textbooks for Elementary Schools in the United States from 1956-1998

Gallegos, María Enriqueta García – S.T.D. – 2019

Garafalo, Robert C. – S.T.D. - 1993
History, Theology, and Symbol: The Mother of Jesus in the Cana Narrative, 1950-1990

Garcia, María E. – S.T.L. - 2014
Madre de Israel: Definición del concepto a partir de una exégesis del tí ulo y de autores judíos de la actualidad, mitad del siglo XX a la fecha, buscando establecer posibles implicaciones en María de Nazaret

Gittens, Peter – S.T.D. - 1996
Magistra Apostolorum in the Writings of Rupert of Deutz

Glavin, O.F.M.Cap., Reverend Leonard – S.T.L. - 1987
The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, According to St. Thomas Aquinas

Glavin, O.F.M.Cap., Reveremd Leonard – S.T.D. - 2000
Aquinas and Bonaventure On Mary, the Mother of God. A Comparison Between the Writings of St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Bonaventure on Mary, Mother of God

Greco, D.W., Sister Rosemarym – S.T.L. - 1988
Mary and the Laity: Transitions and Perspectives in their Roles and Mutual Relationship (1952-1987)

Jack, Reverend John Robert – S.T.L. - 2005
San Juan de Ávila, Marian Preacher

Jiron, Keith Isaac Akira – S.T.L. – 2020
The Immaculate Mother as Foundational Principle in Mary's Role as Efficacious Helper, Teacher, and Intercessor in the Writings of Saint Manuel Gonzalez Garcia (1877-1940)

Kim, Kyounghee, S.I.H.M. (Sister Maria Michaela) – S.T.L. - 2018
Mary’s Mission at the Foot of the Cross of Jesus in John 19:25-28a; in light of Isaac’s role in the Narrative of Abraham in Genesis 22:1-19

Kim, S.M., Reverend Timothy– S.T.L. - 2001
Mary, the Model of All Christians in the Gospel of Luke: The Realized Eschatological Perspective on Discipleship to Jesus as seen in Mary as the Model-Figure (LK 1-2) and Manifested by Various Characters in Luke's Parables

Kimball, Virginia M. – S.T.L. - 2000
Liturgical Illuminations: Marian Theology in the Ancient Eastern Orthros, Morning Hours

Kimball, Virginia M. – S.T.D. - 2003
Liturgical Illuminations: Discovering Received Tradition in the Eastern Orthros of Feasts of the Theotokos

Landolfi, S.M., Reverend Paul Joseph – S.T.L. - 1988
The Relationship of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary in the Writings and Life of the Venerable Fr. William Joseph Chaminade

Larocca, S.M.C., Del P. Antonio – S.T.L. - 2001
Magisterio y sentido de la fe: estudio de la relacion entre textos mariologicos del magisterio y la devocion mariana en: Latino America, Venezuela, y la Arquidiocesis de Barquisimeto

Larocca, S.M.C., Del P. Antonio – S.T.D. - 2007
La Maternidad Espiritual De Maria: Acontecimiento, Permanencia Y Actualizazion De Su Presencia

Lenar, Richard – S.T.L. – 2019
The Figure of Mary in Italian Opera: Theological Foundations and Technical Analysis

Leo, Jr., Reverend Frank – S.T.L. - 2002
The Virgin Mother in the Treatises of Fra Girolamo Savonarola

Leo, Jr., Reverend Frank – S.T.D. - 2003
The Virgin Mother in the Sermons of Fra Girolamo Savonarola

Maroney, Nicholas (secular name), Father Simon Mary of the Cross, M. Carm. – S.T.L. – 2019
Seminary Life and Formation Under Mary's Mantle: An Exploration of Mary's Presence and Mission in Initial Priestly Formation

Mastrolia, Rev. Arthur J. – S.T.D. - 1997
A Marian Attitude in the Works of C. S. Lewis

Mauriello, Reverend Matthew Rocco – S.T.L. - 2005
A Study of the Relationship between the Mariological Context of the 1950s and the Mariological Writings of the Servant of God Pope Pius XII Contained in the Encyclicals and Documents of the 1954 Marian Year

Mello, Alexandre Awi – S.T.D. – 2019
Mary–Church: Mother of the Missionary People – Pope Francis and Popular Marian Piety

Murphy, Reverend Myles P. – S.T.L. - 1999
The Marian Thought of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

Myler, Very Reverend John T. – S.T.D. - 2017
Mary, The U.S. Bishops, and the Decade of Silence: The 1973 Pastoral Letter "Behold Your Mother, Woman of Faith"

Nachef, B.S.O., Reverend Antoine E. – S.T.D. - 1997
Mary: Virgin Mother in the Theological Thought of St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory Nazianzen & St. Gregory of Nyssa

Naumann, Sister Rita Maria Isabell – S.T.D. - 1999
Cum Maria Ad Altare. Toward an Integration of Mariology and Ecclesiology

Nolan, O.P., Sister Mary Catherine – S.T.D. - 1995
The Magnificat, Canticle of a Liberated People: A Hermeneutical Study of Luke 1:46-55. Investigating the World Behind the Text by Exegesis; The World in Front of the Text by Interpretive Inquiry

Novotny, Ph.D., Ronald – S.T.L. - 1998
Mary, Fulfillment of Person in the Annunciation--A Study of the Dialogic Principle of Martin Buber and Hans Urs Von Balthasar. A Proposed Re-Reading of the Annunciation (as a dialogic event)

O'Cinnsealaigh, Reverend Father Benedict D. – S.T.L. - 2000
The Marian Theology of Adam of Dryburgh

O'Cinnsealaigh, Reverend Father Benedict D. – S.T.D. - 2006
A Presentation and Analysis of the Marian Theology Contained in the Sermons of Adam of Dryburgh

Padgett, Christopher M. – S.T.L. – 2019
The Life and Mariology of Father Juniper B. Carol, O.F.M. 

Peters, Sister Danielle M. – S.T.L. - 2006
ECCE EDUCATRIX TUA--The Blessed Virgin Mary as Mother and Educator through the Schoenstatt Covenant of Love

Peters, Sister Danielle M. – S.T.D. - 2008
Ecce Educatrix Tua: The Role of the Blessed Virgin Mary for a Pedagogy of Holiness in the Thought of John Paul II and Father Joseph Kentenich

Presta, Very Reverend James – S.T.D. - 2005
Cornelius A Lapide's Biblical Methodology used in Marian Texts and its Comparison with a Contemporary Approach

Puig, S.M., Brother José Ignacio Iglesia – S.T.L. – 2019

Rhatigan, Laetitia – S.T.D. – 2012
The Writings and Works of Servant of God, Patrick J. Peyton, CSC, as they reflect his Marian Spirituality

Roth, Gregory E. – S.T.L. - 1998
Ave Maria, o auctrix vite: Mary in the Visions of Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)

Roth, Gregory E. – S.T.D. - 2012
Paradox Beyond Nature: The Marian Homilies of Germanos I, Patriarch of Constantinople (715-730)

Scherschligt, Michael A. – S.T.L. - 2002
To Jesus Through Mary: History and Theology

Scherschligt, Michael A. – S.T.D. – 2019
The Development of the Historical and Theological Understanding of the Relationship of the Holy Spirit and Mary in the time between 1962 and 2005 based on Magisterial Documents and Theological Reflection

Stravinskas, Reverend Peter M.J. – S.T.D. - 1995
The Place of Mary in the Proselytizing Efforts of Fundamentalists and the Catholic Response

Tibbetts, S.F.O., James J. – S.T.L. – 1995
The Historical Development of Biblical Mariology Pre- and Post Vatican II (1943-1986 American Mariology)

Wiseman, O.P., Reverend Denis Vincent – S.T.D. – 2001
"Al Nome Di Gesù Cristo Crocifisso E Di Maria Dolce" Salvation and Mary in the Life and Writings of Catherine of Siena

Zalecki, O.S.P.P.E., Reverend Marian – S.T.D. – 1975
Theology of a Marian Shrine: Our Lady of Czestochowa

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