Mary of Nazareth, Prophet of Peace

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Walk through the events in Mary's life and find her powerful message of peace and nonviolence. Experience the power of her prayer and the prophetic model of her life. Of course, this is not a book about Mary alone. It is a book about us, a challenge to live a life of nonviolence, a summons to proclaim to a world filled with violence that we stand for something entirely different. It is a call for us to live a life steeped in prayer. Enhanced by William Hart McNichols' evocative icons, Mary of Nazareth, Prophet of...
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Overview

Walk through the events in Mary's life and find her powerful message of peace and nonviolence. Experience the power of her prayer and the prophetic model of her life. Of course, this is not a book about Mary alone. It is a book about us, a challenge to live a life of nonviolence, a summons to proclaim to a world filled with violence that we stand for something entirely different. It is a call for us to live a life steeped in prayer. Enhanced by William Hart McNichols' evocative icons, Mary of Nazareth, Prophet of Peace is a book that is eternal in its message and timely in its urgency.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780877939825
  • Publisher: Ave Maria Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/2003
  • Pages: 130
  • Sales rank: 1,314,664
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 8
Foreword 9
Introduction 11
I. The Annunciation: Mary and Contemplative Nonviolence 22
1 The Prayer of Peace 25
2 The Encounter with God 35
3 Behold the Servant of the God of Peace 43
II. The Visitation: Mary and Active Nonviolence 56
1 Love Your Neighbor 59
2 The Words of Peace 69
3 Beatitudes of Peace 77
III. The Magnificat: Mary and Prophetic Nonviolence 84
1 My Spirit Rejoices: God's Revolution Has Begun 87
2 God's Nonviolence at Work in the World 97
3 The Mighty From Their Thrones, the Hungry Fed and Full 107
Conclusion 123
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