Video – 8 – Mary in the Early Church – Mariology for Everyone

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Mariology for Everyone #8 ( 26min) Play - In this session of Dr. Mark Miravalle's complete Marialogical course he debunks the idea that devotion to Mary is a mere invention of the medieval Church by outlining the beginnings of the Marian devotion in the first few centuries of Christianity as follows:

- Images of Mary in the Catacombs by the earliest Christians
- Intercessory prayers to other saints
- Theology of early fathers of the Church 2nd Cent.,
- - Mary as New Eve
- - - Mary as secondary cause of salvation behind Jesus
- - - Purity of Mary, Immaculate
- - - St. Jerome "Death from Eve, life from Mary"
- - - Mother of in order of Grace
- Prayer to Mary
- - during early persecutions
- - Sub Tuum early prayer to Mary
- - Distinction between prayer to Mary and adoration of her
- 431 AD Ephesus - Mary declared Mother of God
- Churches named after Mary

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

- Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church's documents
- the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
- Church's official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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