Good books on Mariology?


#1

Hi. What's are some good contemporary books on finding Mary in the Old Testament? Thank you.


#2

[quote="josephback, post:1, topic:322969"]
Hi. What's are some good contemporary books on finding Mary in the Old Testament? Thank you.

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Not sure what your looking for here. The Blessed Vrigin Mary, if that's the Mary you mean, is in the new Testament not the Old Testament.


#3

I've read places where the church fathers would see types of Mary in the Old Testament, or things like her perpetual virginity in Ezekiel.


#4

The Echo of God by Fr. Lance Harlow is excellent.

amazon.com/The-Echo-God-Commentary-Beginners/dp/0978829409

echoofgod.com/


#5

[quote="josephback, post:3, topic:322969"]
I've read places where the church fathers would see types of Mary in the Old Testament, or things like her perpetual virginity in Ezekiel.

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Ah!! Thank you for that clarification.


#6

Scott Hahn's* Hail Holy Queen* was pretty good. It's more a beginner's in mariology, I don't know if thats what you're looking for, but it might help. It does go through the typology of Mary.


#7

You won't find a much better book than
shop.catholic.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/small_image/135x/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/r/e/refuting-the-attack-on-mary.jpg Refuting The Attack on Mary

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#8

True Devotion to Mary by St. Louis De Montfort


#9

[quote="ProdigalSon1211, post:8, topic:322969"]
True Devotion to Mary by St. Louis De Montfort

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:thumbsup:

This is essential for anyone who wants to do a consecration to Our Lady.


#10

I've yet to read it but I believe Daughter Zion by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Bendict XVI) examines the Marian typology of the Old Testament.


#11

Have not read this but it looks good:

amazon.com/Queen-Mother-Biblical-Theology-Queenship/dp/1931018243/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1366125309&sr=8-1&keywords=Queen+Mother%3A+A+Biblical+Theology+of+Mary%27s+Queenship


#12

[quote="josephback, post:3, topic:322969"]
I've read places where the church fathers would see types of Mary in the Old Testament, or things like her perpetual virginity in Ezekiel.

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You mean like Eve and some others?

...oh...I don't know.

Oh....and the perpetual virginity, I think probably was derived somewhat from the bible itself.

I personally think that was an error made by the ones that declared the perpetual virginity of one woman.

That is something that is to go toward the church on a whole.


#13

Rather in depth work scepterpublishers.org/product/index.php?FULL=372


#14

Since Mary is the Ark of the New Covenant, surely Old Testament passages dealing with the old Ark of the Covenant will be significant.


#15

[quote="Aelred_Minor, post:14, topic:322969"]
Since Mary is the Ark of the New Covenant, surely Old Testament passages dealing with the old Ark of the Covenant will be significant.

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Mary, is the Ark of the New Covenant, how?


#16

[quote="Aaron_Creagh, post:15, topic:322969"]
Mary, is the Ark of the New Covenant, how?

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catholic.com/magazine/articles/mary-the-ark-of-the-new-covenant

Mary, the Ark As Revealed in Mary's Visit to Elizabeth

Golden Box: Ark of the Old Covenant Mary: Ark of the New Covenant
The ark traveled to the house of Obed-edom in the hill country of Judea (2 Sam. 6:1-11).

Mary traveled to the house of Elizabeth and Zechariah in the hill country of Judea (Luke 1:39).

Dressed as a priest, David danced and leapt in front of the ark (2 Sam. 6:14).

John the Baptist - of priestly lineage - leapt in his mother's womb at the approach of Mary (Luke 1:41).

David asks, "How can the ark of the Lord come to me?" (2 Sam. 6:9).

Elizabeth asks, "Why is this granted me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?" (Luke 1:43).
David shouts in the presence of the ark (2 Sam. 6:15).

Elizabeth "exclaimed with a loud cry" in the presence of the Mary (Luke 1:42).

The ark remained in the house of Obed-edom for three months (2 Sam. 6:11).

Mary remained in the house of Elizabeth for three months (Luke 1:56).

The house of Obed-edom was blessed by the presence of the ark (2 Sam. 6:11).

The word blessed is used three times; surely the house was blessed by God (Luke 1:39-45).

The ark returns to its home and ends up in Jerusalem, where God's presence and glory is revealed in the temple (2 Sam. 6:12; 1 Kgs. 8:9-11).

Mary returns home and eventually ends up in Jerusalem, where she presents God incarnate in the temple (Luke 1:56; 2:21-22).

Mary as the Ark Revealed by Items inside the Ark

Inside the Ark of the Old Covenant Inside Mary, Ark of the New Covenant

The stone tablets of the law - the word of God inscribed on stone

The body of Jesus Christ - the word of God in the flesh

The urn filled with manna from the wilderness - the miraculous bread come down from heaven

The womb containing Jesus, the bread of life come down from heaven (John 6:41)

The rod of Aaron that budded to prove and defend the true high priest

The actual and eternal High Priest


#17

I left a detailed post earlier, but it seems to have vanished.

Briefly, I highly recommend two books from Ignatius press called

Mary and the Fathers of the Church (ignatius.com/Products/MAFC-P/mary-and-the-fathers-of-the-church.aspx)
Mary in the Middle Ages by the same author

by a man whose first name is Luigi Gambero (as I recall).

very worthwhile.


#18

Luke 1:46-49

46 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord,

47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.

48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.


#19

[quote="Aaron_Creagh, post:18, topic:322969"]
Luke 1:46-49

46 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord,

47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.

48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

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In this passage, which comes a little after the Luke 1:42 verse posted, it shows Mary in a very appreciative/praise and worship type of mode.


#20

Hi everyone, I’m reading.


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