From Lowly Handmaid To Queen Of Heaven - Mary, Queen Of Heaven And Earth


Tim uses the objections of prominent Protestant apologists against Mary’s role as Queen of Heaven, to demonstrate the powerful truth of our Lady’s Queenship. “Didn’t Jeremiah 7:18 condemn the notion of there being a “queen of heaven” at all?” “If Mary is truly a Queen, why do we only hear from her a handful of times in Scripture?” “Why does no one bow to her as a Queen?” “And why does she refer to herself merely as a humble ‘handmaid of the Lord’ in Luke 1:38? That’s not evidence of a queen, is it?” Learn how to answer these objections and more while learning how Mary’s royal dignity is an aid for all Christians to hope against hope, in the worst of times and situations, and to know the glory that awaits all of God’s faithful who will “be faithful until death and so receive the crown of life” (cf. Rev. 2:10).


Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization here at Catholic Answers, but he was not always Catholic. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, Tim came back to faith in Christ during...