In "Black Mariology," we are dealing with the nature of being and religious symbolic culture through the lens of theological anthropology. The Black Madonna fuses sacred and secular realms of reality. The Black Madonna challenges religious orthodoxy. The Black Madonna is an ontological structure which represents embodied theology. Black Mariology is the study of Black Virgin mythology and Virgin Birth legends. In this Religious Studies thesis, I explore aspects of Black Marian Mystery. I review historical teachings about Mary, define ontological blackness, and provide literary critique through the lens of academic theology. Black Mariology is useful to interpret ontological blackness although ontological blackness may or may not be useful to interpret race.The figures included in this thesis illustrate the Black Madonna, unless otherwise noted, were located online on the ARTstor database.
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