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also Mar·y·ol·o·gy  (mâr′ē-ŏl′ə-jē)
1. The theological study of the Virgin Mary.
2. The body of belief or dogma concerning the Virgin Mary.

Mar′i·o·log′i·cal adj.


(ˌmɛərɪˈɒlədʒɪ) or


(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church the study of the traditions and doctrines concerning the Virgin Mary
ˌMariˈologist, ˌMaryˈologist n


(ˌmɛər iˈɒl ə dʒi)

the study of and beliefs concerning the Virgin Mary.
Mar`i•ol′o•gist, n.


1. the body of belief and doctrine concerning the Virgin Mary.
2. the study of the Virgin Mary. — Mariologist, n.
See also: Mary


[ˌmɛərɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nmariología f
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The week-long celebration coincides with the 4th Asia Oceania Mariological Conference.
The Middle Ages built an impressive Mariological edifice on this biblical foundation.
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For example, he interprets poems by Walter Ralegh and Robert Sidney that allude to the Marian shrine at Walsingham as "reaction(s) to the loss of a specifically Catholic, Mariological dimension in English post-Reformation life" (135), even though Ralegh's distress is occasioned by his rejection by Elizabeth I, and Sidney's by his longing for his absent wife.
As well as physical descriptions of the princess, she is moreover surrounded by mariological symbolism.
Her virginity, in fact, is by far one of the most praised aspects of her life that is found in the mariological works of the early church Fathers from the birth of the church into the Middle Ages and beyond.
Tolkien, as can be seen in Letters 152 and 320, admitted a Mariological agenda in his writing (albeit far more tacitly), which can be seen as another bond between Mirrlees and Tolkien.
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Martin Tupper Farquhar's sonnet "To Florence Nightingale" also resounds with hagiographical and Mariological imagery.
DiPasquale discerns in Donne's works written during the reign of Elizabeth a "prickly antifeminism" (19) in reaction against Elizabeth's appropriation of Mariological and Petrarchan expressions of devotion.
Though the iconography of the pictures is not explicitly Lutheran, the demographics of Strasbourg and the tendency of Lutheran viewers to prefer the Madonna to Mariological subjects suggest a Lutheran audience.