Visions of Mary

Art, Devotion, and Beauty at Chartres Cathedral

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Jill Geoffrion
Mount Tabor Books
  • Orleans, MA: 
    Paraclete Press
    , September
     2017.
     192 pages.
     $29.99.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9781612618944.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Through image and word, the story of Mary at Chartres unfolds on the pages of this book.

Author and photographer Jill Geoffrion has unusual access to Chartres Cathedral and offers a unique visual and meditative journey in this newest addition to the Mount Tabor Books series.

Readers will discover an architectural marvel, a stunning showcase for the most complete twelfth and thirteenth century collection of stained glass in the world, with many images of Mary, based on biblical stories such as the Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Presentation at the Temple, and Flight to Egypt.

Included are over seventy-five images of the Virgin of Chartres that have been recently restored as well as works of sculpture, painting and liturgical items.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Jill Geoffrion is an ordained pastor with the American Baptist Churches. She has written many books and articles, particularly on the study of labyrinth as a form of prayer. Jill is also an accomplished photographer. She lives with her husband in Chartres, France.

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