A Cultural Study of Mary and the Annunciation

From Luke to the Enlightenment
by Gary Waller
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Series: Studies for the International Society for Cultural History

Publication Date: October 06, 2015

ISBN: 9781317316657

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This book traces the history of the Annunciation, exploring the deep and lasting impact of the event on the Western imagination. Waller explores the Annunciation from its appearance in Luke’s Gospel, to its rise to prominence in religious doctrine and popular culture, and its gradual decline in importance during the Enlightenment.