The Story of Mary
By (author) Jacques Duquesne
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Salve Regina by Jacques Duquesne
Book DescriptionMary comes alive to the reader through striking artistic representations that range from the origins of Western art to the iconography of the twentieth century. From Titian, Raphael, and Fra Angelico to Van Eyck, Albrecht Durer, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the most famous as well as lesser-known representations of Mary are brought together with sculptures, frescoes, and stone statues that recreate scenes from her life. Biblical and literary references to the Virgin Mother have been woven into the authors account of the life of Mary. Her history is unveiled in a rich collection of the words and images that have defined her throughout the centuries of Christianity. Constructing a passionate biography of Mary and a captivating portrait of the time in which she lived, this book also offers insight into the symbolic dimension of this key figure and the universal nature of her history. This exquisitely produced book is a celebration of Mary; it is a gift to commemorate the Christmas season with reverence, pay homage to motherhood, and provide hours of inspirational reflection.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9782080305268
(279mm x 218mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Editions Flammarion
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: France
Books By Author Jacques Duquesne
Saints, Hardback (October 2012)
A chronological analysis of sainthood, from its origins in the Holy Land to the processes of canonization and beatification. It explores the lives of saints from the fourth to the twelfth centuries, including members of the clergy as well as kings and laymen from Edward the Confessor to Alfred the Great.
Women of the Bible, Hardback (August 2010)
Focuses on the original scriptures to evaluate the often controversial roles, responsibilities, and relationships of women in the Old and New Testaments. In doing so, the author shows the significant contribution women made to life in ancient Israel and their importance in spreading the Christian Word throughout the Western world.
Messiah, Hardback (September 2007)» View all books by Jacques Duquesne
Few stories have captivated the worlds imagination as much as the biblical account of the life of Jesus Christ. This book retraces the life of the Nazarene as it has been handed down to us, elaborating the major episodes of his life through excerpts from the Gospels and pictorial representations.
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Author Biography - Jacques Duquesne
Jacques Duquesne is a journalist and author. He co-founded and directed the French magazine Le Point, and he currently contributes to "La Croix" as well as other regional dailies. He is the author of numerous essays on the themes of Jesus and Mary, and is the author of several highly successful books, including "Jesus: An Unconventional Biography."
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