but an alternative way of thinking about
The above passage, known in Catholic Mariology
as the protoevangelium, has been taken to be a foreshadowing of what was to be Mary's role as co-redemptrix in God's salvific plan.
In fact, this Mariology
is not foreign to either ancient or modern Catholic thought, although it has remained rather hidden.
It listed the members of the group, which is presided over by Cardinal Camillo Ruini, the retired vicar of Rome, Cardinal Jozef Tomko, retired prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples; Cardinal Vinko Puljic, archbishop of Vrhbosna, president of the episcopal conference of Bosnia-Herzegovina; Cardinal Josip Bozanic, archbishop of Zagreb, Croatia; retired Cardinal Julian Herranz; Archbishop Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes; Msgr Tony Anatrella, psychoanalyst and specialist in social psychiatry; and six other clerics all experts in various sciences including those of Mariology
and Canon Law.
1) Immaculate Conception 2) Assumption into the Kingdom of Heaven
But since views of Mary's virginal conception that aimed to protect Mary from the taint of sin and corruption attending to sexual intercourse relied on a continuation of the "encratite" tradition that linked sin to sexuality and salvation to sexual purity, Jovinian stood on firm "orthodox" ground when he attacked Ambrose's Mariology
Along the way, readers are treated to eclectic asides on Mariology
, occasioned by all the statues of the Madonna situated along the way; indulgences and their abuses; a bit on the Knights Templar, late of DaVinci Code fame; and accounts of various practices of penance, asceticism and meditation.
I myself find fewer oblique references to Catholic transubstantiation and the Mass and Mariology
than King does.
For an excellent discussion of sixteenth-century Mariology
The first three articles are loosely linked by the theme of Mariology
sketches further avenues for development, highlighting the need for critical engagement with non-Western notions of beauty, other Christian ecumenical traditions, ecological concerns, liberation and feminist theologies, and contemporary Mariology
De Koninck wrote on many topics: the common good, natural philosophy, the philosophy of science, Marxism, and Mariology