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Author Fulton Brown, Rachel, author.

Title Mary & the art of prayer : the hours of the Virgin in medieval Christian life and thought / Rachel Fulton Brown
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Invitatory -- The Hours of the Virgin -- Ave Maria -- Antiphon and Psalm -- Lesson and Response -- Prayer -- Compline : Sor María de Jesús de Ágreda and the Mystical City of God
Summary Rachel Fulton Brown traces the history of the medieval practice of praising Mary through the complex of prayers known as the Hours of the Virgin. More than just a work of comprehensive historical scholarship, the book asks readers to immerse themselves in the experience of believing in and praying to Mary. Mary and the Art of Prayer crosses the boundaries that modern scholars typically place between observation and experience, between the world of provable facts and the world of imagination, suggesting what it would have been like for medieval Christians to encounter Mary in prayer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-604) and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (JSTOR, February 13, 2023)
Subject Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Prayers and devotions.
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Devotion to.
SUBJECT Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint. fast (OCoLC)fst00068107
Subject Catholic Church. Little office of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
SUBJECT Little office of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Catholic Church) fast (OCoLC)fst01364470
Subject Spiritual life -- Christianity -- History
RELIGION -- Christian Rituals & Practice -- Worship & Liturgy.
RELIGION -- Institutions & Organizations.
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Spiritual life -- Christianity.
Genre/Form Prayers.
Devotional literature.
History.
Prayers and devotions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017034281
ISBN 9780231543712
0231543719
Other Titles Mary and the art of prayer