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Mary, Blessed Mother of Jesus: Home

An introductory guide to research materials on the Virgin Mary.


In this subject guide, you will find: 

  • Reference Works, including encyclopedias and dictionaries in different languages and devoted to topics concerning the Virgin Mary.

  • A list of helpful subject headings for Books on Orbis and monographs.

  • Websites with freely accessible resources about Mary and Mariology, including the library guides of other academic institutions.

  • Selected Topics, collating monographs for specific topics regarding Mary. 

Featured Art

Zurbarán The Young Virgin

               The Young Virgin, 
           Francisco de Zurbarán,
      Spain, ca. 1632–33, The MET

Current Titles

Research on the Virgin Mary continues to be a vibrant area of scholarship. Here are some recent titles.

Yale Divinity Library

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Suzanne Estelle-Holmer
Yale Divinity School Library
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511


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