2020 | 10 (67/4) | 599-614
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Mary in the Apostolic Churchin the Light of the Lucan Writings

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Lucan Mariology does not present a holistic picture of Jesus’ Mother, although it is without a doubt fundamentally important for the narrative of Luke –Acts. The Infancy Narrative and the three further traditions disseminated in the main body of the Lucan work (Luke 8:21; 11:27-28; Acts 1:14) show that she cannot be seen only through her faith or motherhood. The author of Luke-Acts carefully composed a set of scenes in order to share with his readers a much fuller picture of Mary. As a Mother of the Lord, she is also a dis-ciple following God’s will and the teaching of her Son. In this study, the author is looking for fresh insights in the text, by applying a methodology recently presented by C. Benne-ma and other scholars concerning the Gospels’ characters and their characterisation.
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