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Mariology: A Research Guide: Home

Detail from "Mary and Child Among the Saints and Angels," Saint Catherine's Monastery, Sinai, 6th Century. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons


According to the New Catholic Encyclopedia, 2nd edition, "Since the 17th century, Mariology has designated the part of dogmatic theology that concerns the Blessed Virgin Mary in her relation to God and to her fellow creatures under God."

This page is designed to get researchers quickly to background information, books, and journal articles accessible through the Gumberg Library on Mariological topics.


Lumen Gentium

See Chapter 8 of Lumen Gentium, entitled "The Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God, in the Mystery of Christ and of the Church"

Introductory Articles


Reference Works


Find Books: Church Councils

Click on a link below to run a subject search for all books on that topic in the online catalog.

Theologians Who Wrote on Mary

In the case of each of these theologians who wrote on Mariology, the first link for the person, identified by the word "Author," will take you to all books written by that person in the online catalog. The second link, identified by the word "Subject," will take you to all books in the online catalog about that person and their works.


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Related Research Guides


Click the button above to visit the Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA) website, home of the Catholic Portal, a catalog of rare, unique, and uncommon Catholic scholarly materials in the library collections of the over 40 member institutions of the CRRA. An ever-growing number of the items listed may contain links to the full-text!

CRRA has a growing collection of subject guides to assist users of their website in doing research. Click the link below to see these subject guides.

CRRA Subject Guides