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  1. The Real Mary: Why Evangelical Christians Can Embrace the Mother of Jesus
    The Real Mary: Why Evangelical Christians Can Embrace the Mother of Jesus
    Scot McKnight
    Paraclete Press / 2006 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $19.95 Save 30% ($5.96)
    3.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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  1. Cristina
    Bethlehem, PA
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Couldn't put it down
    January 27, 2012
    Cristina
    Bethlehem, PA
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
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    Mary becomes a "Real" person, a young mother with all the worries and insecurities that come with motherhood, With a strong faith in God who makes All things possible, definitely a woman to look up to. Scott McNight has it just right. Mary is very pleased I'm sure.
  2. Cassie Hale
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    December 30, 2007
    Cassie Hale
    I thought this book was fabulous! Too many protestants (I'm a conservative Evangelical, Bible-thumping Protestant, by the way) flip out when it comes to Mary. They give so much attention to every other woman in the Bible, but seem to completely ignore the mother of Jesus. I find that interesting since she is such an incredible example of obedience to me as a woman and daughter of God. There is so much to be learned from her, as we've already learned about Ruth, Esther, etc. It's time we quit being afraid to at least give her the recognition we give all the others. I read John MacArthur's book "Twelve Extraordinary Women". I found it hilarious that his section on Mary was so defensive. Let her story speak for itself, just as we allow the other too. I recommend this book to many women for encouragement. I'm not sure what issue the other reviewer had, other than maybe what I've previously mentioned. We don't have to venerate her like the Catholic church does, but it would be terribly wrong to completely ignore her. Both are extremes. There really is a middle ground, folks.
  3. Laura
    1 Stars Out Of 5
    December 29, 2006
    Laura
    I am troubled thatan "evangelical" would write such a book. The author makes broad assumptions and "good sounding" theories which he implies to be facts. Not much of this book is backed up by historic nor biblical records. Don't waste your time and money. Go to the fiction section instead.
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