Letters: Apr. 11, 2005

Hail, Mary, Full of Grace

In response to the cover story on how Protestants are embracing the mother of Jesus, new followers, Catholics and other longtime admirers of Mary wrote of the strength and solace she brings to their lives. But some readers objected, saying we were providing too much coverage of religious topics

"HAIL, MARY" WAS A SPLENDID ANALYSIS of a development in spirituality that goes profoundly beyond the goddess fad that has captured our imaginations for years [March 21]. The piety and deepest consciousness of a human being seek a feminine face, especially in a world whose cultures are...

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