Mary–Yesterday and Today

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This forum takes stock of how Marian theology and spirituality have evolved since the middle of the last century. Then, we proposed areas of research that capitalize on the emerging developments in theology and culture and serve the spiritual needs of Christian peoples around the world.

On April 6, 2018, the forum began promptly via teleconference at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time (United States). After a brief introduction, each presenter gave a 20-minute presentation. The session concluded with an hour of open discussion and final remarks at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.


Catholic Studies | Christianity


Father Thomas Thompson, S.M., Retired Longtime Director Of The Marian Library: "Mariology between Vatican II and the End of the 20th Century"

Father Johann Roten, S.M., Director of Research, Art and Special Projects, International Marian Research Institute: "Mary in Theology, Devotion, and Culture at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Where Do We Stand Today?"

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