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Jesus, Son of Mary, Son of God

The Virgin Mary icons and statues are reminiscent of Mother Goddess depictions, which implies a ambiguity in Jesus, Son of God, Son of Mary, the Kingdom of God and Mary being the Queen of Heaven.

Mary with the child
© State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

The same symbolism can be found in Islam, where the Moon represents the Mother and the star represents the child within the Biblical context (Gen. 37:9).

Islamic star and moon symbol