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Berg tells the story that she imagines of the courtship and betrothal of Joseph and Mary.
This book is a quick read (as are most of Elizabeth Berg's books because you just can't put them down), and I just loved it.
My only two problems with this book were tha it was too short and there was no character development.
This book offers a different perspective on a very familiar story. It doesn't claim to be biblically accurate, but is a fresh approach.Published 2 months ago by Marymclv
The book makes you think what it might have really been like for a young Mary & Joseph.Published 3 months ago by PKS
Brings the Scriptures to life… a fast read! It was over before I wanted it to be! :)Published 3 months ago by MaryAnn
This delightful, short book, which is perfect for Advent reading, tells the story of Mary and Joseph in a way you've never before read. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Cathryn Conroy
This book fictionalizes the relationship between Jesus's parents. As the bible only says a little about them it doesn't raise any heretical issues.Published 10 months ago by Judy L. Taylor
Am a huge Elizabeth Berg fan. However, this was a little disappointing due to the speed of the storyline. Just felt it dragged along in places. Read morePublished 11 months ago by bahamamama
The Handmaid and the Carpenter tells the story of the relationship between Joseph and Mary of Nazareth. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jesi Lea Ryan
A very different view of the conception and birth of Jesus from a young mothers eyes and heart. I need to study more on this !!Published 12 months ago by vlvalverde
The story of Mary and Joseph told in a very, concrete way. The age old story embellished and fleshed out made more understandable when you realize that Mary and Joseph were mortal... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Peter A.