Images of Mary
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 199 , Segment 5
Episode: Cuba-U.S. Settlement Claims, Sleep, Childhood Obesity
- Dec 17, 2015 10:00 pm
- 28:11 mins
Guest: Catherine Taylor, PhD, Adjunct professor of Ancient Scripture at BYU Artists most famously depict Mary in two ways: either looking radiantly down at the newborn son of God or holding the lifeless body of Christ just down from the cross. But, early Christian art portrayed Mary in a very different way. They drew great meaning from envisioning Mary in domestic life—not just a sainted mother of the Son of God, but a woman in her own right.