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Missing Mary
By Charlene Spretnak

Missing Mary

The Queen of Heaven and Her Re-Emergence in the Modern Church

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Missing Mary by Charlene Spretnak

Book Description

What ever happened to the Virgin Mary in the modern Catholic Church? For the past forty years her presence has been radically minimized. In a groundbreaking work, Charlene Spretnak cuts across the battle lines delineated by the left and the right within the Church to champion the recovery of the full spiritual presence of Mary. Spretnak, a liberal Catholic, asserts that a deep loss ensues for women in particular when Mary's female embodiment of grace and mystical presence is denied and replaced with a strictly text-bound version of her as a Nazarene housewife. Complete with a striking insert of contemporary Marian art, Missing Mary is a deeply insightful reflection on Mary in the modern age.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403970404
ISBN-10: 1403970408
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 308
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 12-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Spiritual Dynamic in Modern Art by Charlene Spretnak Spiritual Dynamic in Modern Art, Paperback (October 2015)

This book demonstrates that numerous prominent artists in every period of the modern era were expressing spiritual interests when they created celebrated works of art. This magisterial overview insightfully reveals the centrality of an often denied and misunderstood element in the cultural history of modern art.

Resurgence of the Real by Charlene Spretnak Resurgence of the Real, Paperback (May 1999)

Reflecting on the roots of modernity in Renaissance humanism, the Reformation, the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, Spetnak argues that an "ecological postmodern" ethos is emerging in the 1990s.

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Author Biography - Charlene Spretnak

CHARLENE SPRETNAK is the author of several books including States of Grace and The Resurgence of the Real. She is a Professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies, USA. She lives in Half Moon Bay, California.

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