Sunday, December 21, 2008

Devotion to Mary - a Protestant Thing?

"Did you know that after his break with Rome, Martin Luther wrote a commentary on the Magnificat as a tribute to Mary? Or that he and Zwingli, the chief Swiss Protestant reformer, upheld till the end not only the perpetual virginity but also the Immaculate Conception of Mary? The readings for the Fourth Sunday of Advent show us why the Blessed Virgin Mary is actually the greatest biblical example of the chief Protestant virtue."

Read about it here.

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