While the book does have a feminist bent or slant, it is not over the top or off putting. The worship bit deep into our imaginations: Mark Steel. This role gives the most comfort to people. Warner's books on culture, sociology, history, and folklore almost always top my list of favorites, and this book is a splendidly erudite history of the concept of the Virgin Mary. While the pre-Christian faiths were happy with the metaphorical nature of this belief, Christianity had to concretise it, to contend that Mary was a virgin both before and after childbirth. News videos.
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