Theology Notes 2-26-08

Theology Notes 2-26-08 - Tuesday, February 26, 2008 Cult of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 Cult of the Virgin Mary the Theotokos O.T. Prophesies Isaiah 7.2: “Behold a virgin shall conceive” Burning Bush: flame that doesn’t consume o Moses speaks to God when the voice of God is in a bush – God’s presence takes the form of a flame o When God is finished speaking, flame disappears, and bush is still alive and thriving o The Virgin Mary (13-14 years old) has God (an infinite being) within her womb Jacob’s Ladder o from heaven to earth, for angels to ascend and descend N.T. Appearances Annunciation: “highly favored” and “most blessed among women” Meeting with Elizabeth: “blessed are you among women” and “all generations will call me blessed” o Elizabeth (in her old age) gives birth to John (the Baptist) Wedding at Cana Those who had a strong hand in writing the scriptures felt that Mary should be included and have a big part. A biography of Mary from before she was conceived until the time she gave birth to
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

Theology Notes 2-26-08 - Tuesday, February 26, 2008 Cult of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online