Will Evangelicals Hail Mary?
Mary, the mother of Jesus, has long been revered by Catholics, but now evangelical Christians are increasingly drawn to her.
the source: “Evangelicals and Mary” by Tim Perry, in Theology Today, July 2008.
Starting with their opposition to abortion access, Catholics and evangelical Christians have a lot in common politically. But they still differ dramatically in their theology and everyday worship practices, and that is nowhere more apparent than in their reverence for Mary, the mother of Jesus. Among Catholics, the role of the Virgin has traditionally been...