Dangerous Memories: A Mosaic of Mary in Scripture
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Dangerous Memories: A Mosaic of Mary in Scripture

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Elizabeth Johnson takes the 13 gospel appearances of Mary of Nazareth and creates a rich, deep Marian identity from this complex mosaic. Dangerous Memories is taken from her acclaimed Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints (0-8264-1473-7), with the addition of a new introduction and a short annotated bibliography.
Paperback, 174 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Bloomsbury Academic
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Victoria Gaile
My theologian-cousin gave me a copy of this book when I was first starting to think about studying theology. It was my introduction to Elizabeth Johnson's work: it's an excerpt from her larger work on Mary, "Truly Our Sister", and is very accessible and an easy read. As a feminist Catholic who has had a difficult relationship with Mary because of how she has been wielded like a weapon to enforce traditional feminine gender roles, this book was a breath of fresh air.

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