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According to the [[New Testament]], '''Mary''' was the mother of [[Jesus of Nazareth]]; at the time of the Holy Spirit inspiring Mary to conceive a child she was [[betrothal|betrothed]] (or engaged) to [[Saint Joseph|Joseph]] and was a [[virgin]] (had she not been considered a virgin, the child would have been conceived out of wedlock). The child was purportedly conceived by the agency of the Holy Spirit, and Mary was a virgin at the time of the birth, as predicted by the angel [[Gabriel]]. According to the [[New Testament]], '''Mary''' was the mother of [[Jesus of Nazareth]]; at the time of the Holy Spirit inspiring Mary to conceive a child she was [[betrothal|betrothed]] (or engaged) to [[Saint Joseph|Joseph]] and was a [[virgin]] (had she not been considered a virgin, the child would have been conceived out of wedlock). The child was purportedly conceived by the agency of the Holy Spirit, and Mary was a virgin at the time of the birth, as predicted by the angel [[Gabriel]].
 +== Cinematic portrayals ==
 +
 +Mary has been portrayed in several films:
 +
 +* [[Linda Darnell]], ''[[The Song of Bernadette (film)|The Song of Bernadette]]'', 1943
 +* [[Angela Clarke]], ''[[The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima]]'', 1951
 +* [[Siobhán McKenna]], ''[[King of Kings (film)|King of Kings]]'', 1961
 +* [[Olivia Hussey]], ''[[Jesus of Nazareth (miniseries)|Jesus of Nazareth]]'', 1977
 +* [[Verna Bloom]], ''[[The Last Temptation of Christ]]'', 1988
 +* [[Sinéad O'Connor]], ''[[The Butcher Boy]]'', 1998
 +* [[Pernilla August]], ''[[Mary, Mother of Jesus (film)|Mary, Mother of Jesus]]'', 1999 (TV)
 +* [[Maia Morgenstern]], ''[[The Passion of the Christ]]'', 2004
 +* [[Keisha Castle-Hughes]], ''[[The Nativity Story]]'', 2006
 +* [[Penelope Wilton]], ''[[The Passion (TV serial)|The Passion]]'', 2008 (TV)
 +* [[Saint Mary (Iranian film)|Saint Mary]] (Maryam Moghaddas), ''Iranian director [[Shahriar Bahrani]]’s “Saint Mary”''
 +== See also ==
 +
 +* [[Acts of Reparation to the Virgin Mary]]
 +* [[Anglican Marian theology]]
 +* [[Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission]]
 +* [[Black Madonna]]
 +* [[Blessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)]]
 +* [[Christian mythology]]
 +* [[Dormition of the Theotokos]]
 +* [[Fleur de lys]]
 +* [[History of Roman Catholic Mariology]]
 +* [[Hortus conclusus]]
 +* [[Immaculate Heart of Mary]]
 +* [[Alliance of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary]]
 +* [[Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary]]
 +* [[Marian apparition]]
 +* [[Madonna (art)]]
 +* [[Marian columns]]
 +* [[Marian devotions]]
 +* [[May crowning]]
 +* [[Our Lady of Sorrows]]
 +* [[Panagia]]
 +* [[Protestant views on Mary]]
 +* [[Shrines to the Virgin Mary]]
 +* [[Society of Mary (Marianists)]]
 +* [[Titles of Mary]]
 +* [[Virgin Birth of Jesus]]
 +* [[Virgin Mary in Islam]]
 +==See also (oblique)==
 +*[[Mary's room]]
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According to the New Testament, Mary was the mother of Jesus of Nazareth; at the time of the Holy Spirit inspiring Mary to conceive a child she was betrothed (or engaged) to Joseph and was a virgin (had she not been considered a virgin, the child would have been conceived out of wedlock). The child was purportedly conceived by the agency of the Holy Spirit, and Mary was a virgin at the time of the birth, as predicted by the angel Gabriel.

Cinematic portrayals

Mary has been portrayed in several films:

See also

See also (oblique)




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