1st Edition

A Cultural Study of Mary and the Annunciation
From Luke to the Enlightenment



ISBN 9781848935754
Published April 1, 2015 by Routledge
232 Pages

USD $175.00

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Book Description

This book traces the history of the Annunciation, exploring the deep and lasting impact of the event on the Western imagination. Waller explores the Annunciation from its appearance in Luke’s Gospel, to its rise to prominence in religious doctrine and popular culture, and its gradual decline in importance during the Enlightenment.