Depicting Marian Dogma in Art



Elizabeth Lev continues her series of reflections on the role that art played in reinforcing Catholic traditions during the counter reformation. This time, Marian dogma, how the Catholic view differed from the Protestant view, and how this was reflected in art.

Take a look.


Pontifex University is an online university offering a Master’s Degree in Sacred Arts. For more information visit the website at

Lawrence Klimecki is a deacon for the diocese of Sacramento as well as a working artist, he writes on art and faith at 


    1. Hi Margaret, I am sorry you are having trouble. We are still working out the bugs in the new format. The link is there, the sentence “take a look” is a hot link. The current format does not appear to make the links obvious so I will pass that on to our administrator. In the meantime I have made the link bold and underlined to make it stand out. But the link is


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