Jim McManus book will introduce Mary to those who do not yet know her, and deepen the understanding of many who already know and love this woman "full of grace." Beginning from the scriptural portrayal of the mother of Jesus, the author considers Mary in the history of the Church, in doctrine, and in public and private devotion.
Jim McManus CSsR is the director of renewal courses and retreats at the Redemptorist Centre of Spirituality in Perth, Scotland.
Jim McManus is a Redemptorist, based at St Mary's, Clapham Common, London, from where he is engaged in preaching parish missions. He also directs retreats for priests and religious in different countries. Through his books he has been promoting, over the past thirty years, a deeper awareness of the urgent pastoral need for an effective healing ministry, which is especially relevant in the Church today as we face the challenges of the New Evangelisation.