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All articles & reviews tagged with mary

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December 2021
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Born of the Virgin Mary

Along with the great theologian and philosopher Anselm of Canterbury we ask the question, Cur deus homo? Why the God-man? When we look at the biblical answer to that question, we see that the purpose behind the incarnation of Christ is to fulfil his work as God’s appointed Mediator. It is said in 1…

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December 2018
Articles > Evangelistic

Mary’s Song

This month people all over the world will celebrate Christmas. For many, it will simply mean time off work to sit back, relax and indulge in chocolates, presents, and elaborate roast dinners. However, the true meaning of Christmas is much deeper. Christians celebrate Christmas to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of…

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December 2017
Articles > Evangelistic

A certain destiny

Since her arrival at Number 10 last year, press reports have revealed that way back in the early 1990s Theresa May’s father-in-law predicted she would one day become Prime Minister. She wasn’t even an MP at the time, though she had already embarked on a political career and was a rising star in the…

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October 2001
Cults and other religions

Mary

In the papal encyclical Redemptoris Mater - on the Blessed Virgin Mary in the life of the pilgrim Church, issued in March 1987, Pope John Paul II reflected on the role of Mary in the church. Redemptoris Mater is a wide-ranging and authoritative statement on Mary from the Roman Catholic perspective. It reiterates Rome’s…

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March 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Benefit from your Bible

​·Our passage is Matthew 26:6-13, where an un-named woman anoints Jesus by breaking an alabaster flask of precious oil and pouring the contents over his head. In John’s Gospel, the woman is identified as Mary of Bethany and anoints his feet rather than his head. Unless there were two separate but similar events, which…

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