Category Archives: Mariology

Biblical Meditations–Queen of Heaven

Those poor Protestants tend to use this verse to dismantle Catholic and Orthodox Mariology. Jeremiah 7:18—“The children gather wood, the fathers kindle fire, and the women knead dough, to make cakes for the queen of heaven; and they pour out … Continue reading

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Biblical Meditations—Mary a widow?

Scot McKnight says in his book that the officially established church tradition holds Mary to be a widow (The Blue Parakeet, 177). Actually, it’s debatable in the Syriac textual tradition that Mary was even, err, married. http://www.jacobitesyrianchurch.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67&Itemid=86 In fact, Fr. … Continue reading

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Happy Byzantine Christmas!

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Was Mary a Perpetual Virgin?

The teaching of the perpetual virginity of Mary within the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic Churches generally causes problems for Protestants. As such, it is typical to see Mary’s perpetual virginity from non-Catholics as, less strongly, a doubt, but more strongly … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas From the Maronites

And let’s not forget that he came with only one primary mission…to die.

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