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Breckinridge, Mary

(1881-1965), the American nurse who founded the Frontier Nursing Service in Kentucky to improve the obstetric care of women living in remote mountainous areas. The nurses in the service had training in midwifery and reached their patients on horseback and on foot, often encountering personal danger. The service began training midwives and stimulated the establishment of other midwifery schools.

McMillan, Mary

(1880-1959), early American physical therapist and a founder of the American Physical Therapy Association. She was educated in England and was employed at the Children's Hospital in Liverpool treating patients with poliomyelitis and spastic paralysis. She returned to America in 1915 and became an influential force in the development of the profession of physical therapy.


A regionally popular term for marijuana.
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According to this strain of late medieval Mariology, Christianity's good news is merciful license, not strict abstinence.
The staging of Hermione's "resurrection" in The Winter's Tale is perhaps his best known evocation of Mariology, but Waller finds the Virgin in many Shakespearean guises.
Stephen Benko, Virgin Goddess: Studies in the Pagan and Christian Roots of Mariology (Leiden, Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers, 2003), 1-6.
Salvatore Primeggia, though observant of a definite change in Italian-American Marian devotion during the mid-twentieth century, claims that "a distinct Mariology arose" that flourishes "as strong as ever among the third and fourth generations" of Italian-Americans.
Bushnell's valorization of motherhood evokes a sentimental Protestant Mariology, devoid of the toughness and humanity of most Catholic versions: "The mother has us, at her bosom, as a kind of nursing Providence.
Pompilia represents an earnest development of religious issues addressed in Aurora Leigh: single motherhood, saintliness, and Mariology.
Her articles on the influence of the grotesque, Nietzsche, Yeats, and Mariology on modern Arabic literature appeared in Journal of Arabic Literature.
The Cult of the Virgin: Catholic Mariology and the Apparitions of Mary.
Despite allegorical readings of the Tale that bring in Old Testament typology, secular hagiography, lay piety, Mariology, and etc.
Noting Milan's relative distance from the sea and the unusual conflation of this Gospel miracle with Mariology, Kendrick hypothesizes (p.
It was found, by the Church, that the author had denied original sin and the need for salivation and that his statements were incompatible with Christology, mariology and soteriology.
10) Maurice Hamington claims that the Second Vatican Council initiated a crisis in Mariology that caused a "reduction in popular devotion," and Margaret Hebblethwaite argues that Vatican II caused a "revolution of thought" that "hit all these traditional practices hard.