Jesus and the Church

Book Resources: Chapter 3: How did the Church Fathers explain the perpetual virginity of Mary?

 

How did the Church Fathers explain the perpetual virginity of Mary?

Book Resources: Chapter 3, Section 4: Mary, the Mother of God: Queen of All Saints

Film Focus Point: Catholic apologist Jimmy Akin provides a brief explanation of the perpetual virginity of Mary through the eyes of the Church Fathers.

Text Focus Point: Page 129

Discussion Questions:

  1. What details about the life of Mary can we learn from non-canonical sources?
  2. What are two theories which help explain the references to Jesus’ brothers and sisters in the Gospel narratives?

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