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Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England, 1830-85

Of late, the Virgin Mary has become somewhat fashionable in academic circles. This prominence reflects her long-lasting cultural influence as an international historic and spiritual figure. Miri Rubin's recent magnum opus Mother of God: A History of the Virgin Mary (1) provides a much needed global examination of the cultural significance of the Virgin MaryContinue reading “Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England, 1830-85”