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The Mystery of the RosaryMarian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism$
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Nathan D. Mitchell

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780814795910

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.001.0001

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Reframing Reform

Reframing Reform

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The Mystery of the Rosary
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Nathan D. Mitchell

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.003.0002

This chapter focuses on transition that began to unfold after the Council of Trent (1545–63), during an epoch commonly called the “Counter-Reformation” or “Catholic Reformation.” It shows how the rosary and Marian piety became emblematic of an innovative, renascent Catholicism, especially in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries; how the image of Mary and the rosary began to be reinterpreted in the early baroque era; how the rosary's post-Tridentine evolution was directly connected to both liturgical and devotional customs; how Marian devotion survived and flourished even (or especially) in circumstances where the public practice of Catholicism was prohibited; and how and why the rosary has continued to play a vital role in the lives of modern and postmodern Catholics.

Keywords:   rosary, Catholics, Catholicism, Marian devotion, Virgin Mary, piety

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