When Catholics call Mary the "Blessed Virgin," they mean she remained a virgin throughout her life.
When Protestants refer to Mary as "virgin," they mean she was a virgin only until Jesus’ birth. They believe that she and Joseph later had children whom Scripture refers to as "the brethren of the Lord." The disagreement arises over biblical verses that use the terms "brethren," "brother," and "sister."
This tract is an examination of the Protestant misunderstanding of the term “Brethren of the Lord” and the affect that misunderstanding has on their view of Mary and the Holy Family as a whole.
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