In contrast, texts such as Matthew's Gospel refer to Mary's virginity as sustained only within the conception of Jesus
and do not address the status of her virginity after this point.
Virgin Mary, which is also a meditation on the conception of Jesus
, by a
In Finucci's and Brownlee's book, it can refer, rather literally, to the biological conception of Jesus
or of Tasso's heroine Clorinda in their mother's womb, but also, more metonymically, to the representation of menstruation and the clitoris in different discourses, to the literary genealogy of women and men writers, or to the historical descent of western medicine.
If it is God's idea that celibacy is an ideal way to live and that only a sexless marriage is fitting for the conception of Jesus
, God's behaviour through biblical history is unusual and unhelpful.
In Christianity, the belief in the divine conception of Jesus
became a key element in the depiction of Jesus as son of God.
One example of Nicaragua rich traditions is called La Purisima, during which Nicaraguans honor the Virgin Mary's conception of Jesus
Christ with a unique celebration found only in Nicaragua.
He rejected "the immaculate conception of Jesus
, his deification, the creation of the world by him, his miraculous powers, his resurrection and visible ascension, his corporeal presence in the Eucharist, the Trinity, original sin, atonement, regeneration, election, orders of Hierarchy, etc.
In other words, he is truly God and is the third person in the Godhead along with the Father and the Holy Spirit (who overshadowed Mary at the time of the conception of Jesus
in Mary's womb).
Thus the Church upholds both the virginal conception of Jesus
, and she also upholds Mary's marriage to Joseph.
3, where Irenaeus saw the Spirit's involvement in the conception of Jesus
Christ (Luke 1:35) as the direct activity of the Father ("the Most High God the Father of all, who effected the Incarnation of this being").