Marianism


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Marianism

Rare. a religious cult based on the veneration of the Virgin Mary.
See also: Catholicism
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A hodgepodge of loosely interpreted (and often strangely repeated) sources fails to provide a sense of how cultural Catholics themselves think about rites of passage, processions, Marianism, or the language and experience of family.
But that clerical, conventual Segovia, Marianism apart, is more a case of wishful thinking than a reflection of social reality.
Marianism is thus an ideal focus for Rey s neo-Marxist study.
One of the reasons Catholic Marianism has much greater potential for growth than Catholic conservatism or Catholic separatism is that it provides a more emotionally satisfying experience: Someone is miraculously appearing to us now and giving us direct assurances of eternal salvation.
On the one hand, there are those who sometimes lapse into hyperthyroidism in offering their Marianism as a be-all and an end-all.