A Girl Named Mary A Girl Named Mary tells the story of Mary the Mother of Jesus as a young girl Though she has a much older sister she s raised as an only child Her cousin Rebekka is her closet friend and confidant

  • Title: A Girl Named Mary
  • Author: Mary Jo Nickum
  • ISBN: 9781629894829
  • Page: 268
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Girl Named Mary tells the story of Mary, the Mother of Jesus as a young girl Though she has a much older sister, she s raised as an only child Her cousin, Rebekka, is her closet friend and confidant Together they grow and learn how to maneuver in a culture that is steeped in tradition One that looks backward instead of forward for solutions to problems Mary cares abA Girl Named Mary tells the story of Mary, the Mother of Jesus as a young girl Though she has a much older sister, she s raised as an only child Her cousin, Rebekka, is her closet friend and confidant Together they grow and learn how to maneuver in a culture that is steeped in tradition One that looks backward instead of forward for solutions to problems Mary cares about others, helps the sick and disadvantaged and is a voice, albeit a young voice, for women.At twelve, Mary was betrothed to an older man who had sons her age She resisted this arrangement strongly She argued with her parents against the betrothal with every bit of logic and strength she had but found this tradition beyond her ability to fight The marriage took place and she was rewarded by the birth of a beautiful baby boy, Jesus.

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    1. When I took an interest in "A Girl Named Mary", I presumed there would be some fiction involved but I thought that it would be around scripture not changing scripture. In the Bible, Mary was told by an angel that she would give birth to Jesus. In this book a handsome Roman soldier, that Mary obviously finds attractive, tells her in a toast at a meal that "you will give birth to a son that will change the world".Bible says that Joseph "did not know Mary till after the birth of Jesus", not so in t [...]

    2. Warmly written and full of interestMary's tale will attract and hold the attention of young readers - and even this adult (and demanding) one. The story begins on the eve of Jesus' birth, then backtracks to that of Herod's excesses, and the struggles of Mary's parents, Anne and Joachim. We are there for Mary's birth, girlhood, and adolescence, and witness her development into a virtuous yet occasionally rebellious and questioning adolescent, which gives her character depth and believability. She [...]

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