21 – Esther’s Motive in Seeking Mary
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Mary was a first-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament. The gospels of Matthew and Luke in the New Testament and the Quran describe Mary as a virgin betrothed to Joseph.. Mary is a feminine given name, the English form of the name Maria, which was in turn a Latin form of the Greek name Μαρία (María), found in the New Testament .... Mary, also called St. Mary or the Virgin Mary, (flourished beginning of the Christian era), the mother of Jesus, venerated in the Christian church since the apostolic age and a favourite subject in Western art, music, and literature.. Due to the Virgin Mary this name has been very popular in the Christian world, though at certain times in some cultures it has been considered too holy for .... Mary, also known as Saint Mary or the Virgin Mary, is identified in the Bible as the mother of Jesus, the founder of the Christian religion.. The Catholic Church teaches that by a free decision of God, the Blessed Virgin Mary was elevated to become the Mother of His Son Jesus Christ and Jesus' .... Aug 14, 2019 - While the Church has no official declaration on whether Mary died before she went to heaven, certain holy people have maintained that she did .... As the Mother of God, the Virgin Mary has a unique position among the saints, indeed, among all creatures. She is exalted, yet still one of us. Redeemed by ...