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Prayers of Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus

Prayers of Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus Mary was a 1st-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran. The gospels of Matthew and Luke in the New Testament and the Quran describe Mary as a virgin; according to Christian theology she conceived Jesus through the Holy Spirit while still a virgin. The miraculous conception took...

Virgin Birth of Jesus

Virgin Birth of Jesus The virgin birth of Jesus is the doctrine that Jesus was conceived and born by his mother Mary through the power of the Holy Spirit and without the agency of a human father.[1] The idea is found only in the gospels of Matthew and Luke.[2] It is enshrined in the Nicene Creed (“incarnate of the Virgin Mary”) and...

Latter Day Saint Views on Mary

Latter Day Saint Views on Mary The Latter Day Saint movement teaches that Mary was the mother of Jesus, whose father was God the Father. Latter Day Saints affirm the virgin birth of Jesus[1] but reject the Roman Catholic traditions of the Immaculate Conception, the perpetual virginity of Mary, and her assumption. They also believe that the brothers of Jesus were her and Joseph’s biological...

Islam’s Mary: The Mother Of Jesus

Islam’s Mary: The Mother Of Jesus Mary’s genealogy The Qur’an informs us that the father of Mary was named ‘Imran and the classical Muslim scholars unanimously accept that she was from the line of the prophet David … Differences of opinion emerge, however, over the intervening genealogy, most probably due...

Immaculate Conception

Immaculate Conception In Christian theology, the Immaculate Conception is the conception of the Virgin Mary free from original sin by virtue of the merits of her son Jesus. The Catholic Church teaches that God acted upon Mary in the first moment of her conception, keeping her “immaculate”.[1][2] The Immaculate Conception is commonly confused with the virgin birth of Jesus, the latter...

Marian Devotions

Marian Devotions Marian devotions are external pious practices directed to the person of Mary, mother of Jesus, by members of certain Christian traditions.[1] They are performed in Roman Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity, but generally rejected in Protestant denominations. Such devotional prayers or acts may be accompanied by specific requests for Mary’s intercession with God.[2][3] There is significant diversity of form and structure in...

Assumption of Mary

Assumption of Mary The Assumption of Mary into Heaven (often shortened to the Assumption) is, according to the beliefs of the Catholic Church, Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy,[3] the bodily taking up of the Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life. The Catholic Church teaches as dogma that the Virgin Mary “having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and...

Perpetual Virginity of Mary

Perpetual Virginity of Mary The perpetual virginity of Mary is a Marian doctrine, taught by the Catholic Church and held by a number of groups in Christianity, which asserts that Mary (the mother of Jesus) was “always a virgin, before, during and after the birth of Jesus Christ.”[2][3] This doctrine also proclaims that Mary had no marital relations after...

Mary, Mother Of Jesus

Mary, Mother Of Jesus Mary was a 1st-century BC Galilean Jewish[2] woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran. The gospels of Matthew and Luke in the New Testament and the Quran describe Mary as a virgin;[3] according to Christian theology she conceived Jesus through the Holy Spirit while still a virgin. The miraculous conception took place when she was already betrothed to Joseph.[4] She...

Titles Of Mary

Titles of Mary All of these titles refer to the same individual named Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ (in the New Testament) and are used variably by Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and some Anglicans. (Note: Mary Magdalene, Mary of Clopas, and Mary Salome are different individuals from Mary, mother of Jesus.) Many of the titles given to...

The Virgin Mary In The Qur’an

The Virgin Mary in The Qur’an Contemporary interest in Islam and the n Islam and the Qur’an, its sacred book, runs high. Qur’an means literally a book, a reading, a recitation; and is sometimes less accurately transliterated from Arabic to English as Koran. Among the queries raised concerning the Qur’an...

Inside of the Tomb of Mary

Mary in Islam

Mary in Islam, Islamic View Of Mary Mary (مريم‎, Maryam), the mother of Jesus (Isa), holds a singularly exalted place in Islam as the only woman named in the Quran, which refers to her seventy times and explicitly identifies her as the greatest of all women,[2][3][4] stating, with reference to the angelic saluation during the annunciation, “O Mary,...

Quran Verse Islam

Jesus And Mary In The Qur’an-Christian Reflection

Jesus and Mary in the Qur’an: Christian Reflection When Muhammed (saw) was asked about his miracles and what miracles he brought time and again he would always point to the Holy Qur’an. Many people advance different reasons and claims on why their faith tradition Is true. The only thing that...

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