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How a woman described so sparingly in the Bible became Mary, the global icon

By Michael Paulson
December 21, 2008

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MARY IS THE most famous woman in human history - the mother of Jesus, the object of intense popular devotion and rich artistic exploration. This week, at Christmas, billions of Christians around the world will be reminded of Mary's role through prayers and postage stamps, creches and carols. (Full article: 1484 words)

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