Mariology: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mâr"ē-ol'u-jē), [key]
— n.
  1. the body of belief, doctrine, and opinion concerning the Virgin Mary.
  2. the study of the person and nature of the Virgin Mary, esp. in reference to her role in the incarnation of God in Christ.
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