The Valiant Woman. The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture, by Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez

The Valiant Woman. The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture, by Elizabeth Hayes... Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez, The Valiant Woman. The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill 2016, xii + 241 pp. ISBN 9781469627410. US$ 27.50.In 1854, the declaration of the Immaculate Conception reified the critical distinction between Protestant and Catholic views of Mary. However, despite the obvious antagonism, Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez shows how both Protestants and Catholics created and consumed popular images of Mary throughout much of American history. The Valiant Woman. The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture relays the many ways in which Mary informed popular notions of femininity through art, literature, and other media. Alongside their strident rejection of obviously Catholic forms of Marian devotion and theology, Protestants developed a taste for visual, print, and rhetorical representations of Mary as a woman, mother, and queen.Those who study Mary in America almost always situate Catholics outside of a Protestant mainstream and inside a distinctly Catholic world of devotional peculiarity. As an arch-symbol of Protestant-Catholic difference, scholars have not examined how Catholic representations of Mary filtered into American popular culture and influenced Protestant ideals of womanhood. For Alvarez, cultural exchange is a two-way street, which explains why it should not be a surprise to find http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Church History and Religious Culture (formerly Nederlands Archief voor Kerkgeschiedenis) Brill

The Valiant Woman. The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture, by Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez

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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1871-241X
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Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez, The Valiant Woman. The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill 2016, xii + 241 pp. ISBN 9781469627410. US$ 27.50.In 1854, the declaration of the Immaculate Conception reified the critical distinction between Protestant and Catholic views of Mary. However, despite the obvious antagonism, Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez shows how both Protestants and Catholics created and consumed popular images of Mary throughout much of American history. The Valiant Woman. The Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century American Culture relays the many ways in which Mary informed popular notions of femininity through art, literature, and other media. Alongside their strident rejection of obviously Catholic forms of Marian devotion and theology, Protestants developed a taste for visual, print, and rhetorical representations of Mary as a woman, mother, and queen.Those who study Mary in America almost always situate Catholics outside of a Protestant mainstream and inside a distinctly Catholic world of devotional peculiarity. As an arch-symbol of Protestant-Catholic difference, scholars have not examined how Catholic representations of Mary filtered into American popular culture and influenced Protestant ideals of womanhood. For Alvarez, cultural exchange is a two-way street, which explains why it should not be a surprise to find

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Published: Jan 1, 2018

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