Mary of Nazareth

Mary of Nazareth

History, Archaeology, Legends

Book - 2016
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This is the first archaeological and historical biography of the most fascinating and revered woman in history, Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Christ. Millions of faithful around the world invoke her as their Queen, Protectress and Advocate.

But who was this extraordinary woman who was chosen by God to give birth to the Saviour? Bestselling author Michael Hesemann searched for her traces in Italy, Israel, Turkey and Egypt. Based on biblical traditions, legends and archaeological discoveries, he reconstructs the life of Mary of Nazareth, the Mother of the Messiah.

From the most ancient Icon of Christianity to the Holy House in Loreto, from the Grotto of Nazareth to the refuge of the Holy Family in Egypt, from Mary's residence in Ephesus, Turkey to Mount Zion and her empty tomb in Jerusalem, this is a journey of discovery, full of surprising insights which deepen our faith in the great mystery of the Incarnation.

Hesemann takes us on his exciting search for the historical Virgin Mary -a book full of stunning discoveries from the early days of Christianity - and the historical facts behind the worldwide and centuries long devotion to the mother of Jesus.

Publisher: San Francisco : Ignatius Press, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781621640905 (paperback)
1621640906 (paperback)
Branch Call Number: 232.91 HES
Characteristics: 277 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 23 cm

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