Mary

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This profound and moving book shows us Mary, the Mother of Jesus, through word, story, and tradition, as a model and inspiration for our time and for all time. In the extraordinarily personal style we have come to expect from Megan McKenna, we see Mary as never before, through the scriptures, and through meditations on her life and meaning for Christians today.

In the extraordinarily personal style we have...

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Overview

New and expanded edition!

This profound and moving book shows us Mary, the Mother of Jesus, through word, story, and tradition, as a model and inspiration for our time and for all time. In the extraordinarily personal style we have come to expect from Megan McKenna, we see Mary as never before, through the scriptures, and through meditations on her life and meaning for Christians today.

In the extraordinarily personal style we have come to expect from McKenna, the reader sees Mary as never before, through the scriptures, and through the meditations on her life and meaning for Christians today. McKenna's reflections begin with the story of Our Lady of Guadelupe and end with the watch at Calvary. Illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565482609
  • Publisher: New City Press NY
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Well known for her workshops and retreats, Megan McKenna received her doctorate from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA. She has taught in Chicago, San Francisco, Dublin, and Albuquerque.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Our Lady of Guadalupe: John the Baptist of the Americas 7
The Annunciation: The Coming of the Light 20
The Advent of Mary: The Woman Hidden in the Shadows 36
The Visitation: The Greeting 41
The Night of Birth: The Woman Who Ponders 53
Joseph the Just and the Slaughter of the Innocents: The Shadow of Terror 62
The Presentation: The Shadow of the Sword 81
Mary the Disciple: In the Shadow of the Father's House 93
Cana: The Kingdom Comes in the Kitchen's Shadows 101
The Cross: Shadow of Mercy 112
Mary's Last Sabbath: The Shadow of Grief 122
Revelation: Time's Shadow 127
The Lady and the Jester: Devotion's Shadow 135
Icons of Mary: Story's Shadow 147
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