With the reading of this book, I am changing that and maybe you will too.....
Scot McKnight accomplishes two good objectives with his latest book The Real Mary: Why Evangelical Christians Can Embrace the Mother of Jesus (Paraclete Press, 2006).
His second great contribution is two chapters at the end concerning the Controversial Mary, the Mary seen by Catholics vis a vis Protestants.
Very enjoyable read. As a good Reformed protestant that I have been for 25 years now, I of course shy away from any "Mary-ology" leanings. Read morePublished 18 days ago by J. Mccormack
Scot McKnight shared a ton of insight into what Mary was probably like. We've all seen the images of a shy, unsmiling young woman with her eyes downward. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Debbie Hardy
An evangelical writing on why we should honor Mary? I decided to give this book a try but found it really boring and, on the whole, a waste of time. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Benjamin Cabe
Scot McKnight did us all a real favor in writing a very readable, yet scholarly backed, book seeking to place Mary the Mother of Jesus in the context of 1st century Jewish life and... Read morePublished 19 months ago by RCS
This book helped me appreciate the mother of our Lord more than I thought possible. I highly recommend this book.Published 20 months ago by Steven S. Spears
I'm sorry it has taken me so long to get around to reading this book. It wasn't exactly what I expected when I ordered/purchased it, but it did satisfy some of my questions and has... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Jeff Borden
Mary's sacrifice and life now have so much meaning to me. Not only do I recommend it I bought three copies to hand out to my friends. Read morePublished on September 22, 2011 by Michael
Scot McKnight gives many reasons why he should write a book about Mary but his reason that stuck with me the most is on page 6 "that she always leads us to Jesus. Read morePublished on December 24, 2010 by G. Stephen Goode
Scott McKnight, a New Testament Scholar at North Park University, has the welcome gift of packaging sound Biblical Scholarship into conversational and readable language. Read morePublished on September 14, 2007 by Larry Shallenberger