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Chosen among Women: Mary and Fatima in Medieval Christianity and Shi'ite Islam
Chosen among Women: Mary and Fatima in Medieval Christianity and Shiite Islam combines historical analysis with the tools of gender studies and religious studies to compare the roles of the Virgin Mary in medieval Christianity with those of Fatima, daughter of the prophet Muhammad, in Shiite Islam. The book explores the proliferation of Marian imagery in Late Antiquity thr...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 15th 2008 by University of Notre Dame Press
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