The obvious question in light of that: why would some Christians scruple to give great honor to the mother of the King of Kings?
Professor Hahn points out that there is but a single chapter of the Bible written by a woman – the concluding chapter of Proverbs – and that woman is a Queen Mother giving advice to her son, King Lemuel.
"Speak up for people who cannot speak for themselves. Protect the rights of all who are helpless. Speak for them and be a righteous judge. Protect the rights of the poor and needy."