Hail, Holy Queen
Random House LLC, 18 oct. 2005 - 208 pages
A fresh and enlightening new perspective on Mary, Mother of God, and her central importance in the Christian faith, from the author of the highly successful The Lamb's Supper.
In The Lamb's Supper, Catholic scholar and apologist Scott Hahn explored the relationship between the Book of Revelation and the Roman Catholic Mass, deftly clarifying the most subtle of theological points with analogies and anecdotes from everyday life. In Hail, Holy Queen, he employs the same accessible, entertaining style to demonstrate Mary's essential role in Christianity's redemptive message.
Most Christians know that the life of Jesus is foreshadowed throughout the Old Testament. Through a close examination of the Bible, as well as the work of both Catholic and Protestant scholars and clergy, Hahn brings to light the small but significant details showing that just as Jesus is the "New Adam," so Mary is the "New Eve." He unveils the Marian mystery at the heart of the Book of Revelation and reveals how it is foretold in the very first pages of the Book of Genesis and in the story of King David's monarchy, which speaks of a privileged place for the mother of the king.
Building on these scriptural and historical foundations, Hahn presents a new look at the Marian doctrines: Her Immaculate Conception, Perpetual Virginity, Assumption, and Coronation. As he guides modern-day readers through passages filled with mysteries and poetry, Hahn helps them rediscover the ancient art and science of reading the Scriptures and gain a more profound understanding of their truthfulness and relevance to faith and the practice of religion in the contemporary world.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Review: Hail, Holy Queen: The Mother of God in the Word of GodAvis d'utilisateur - Elizabeth - Goodreads
Surprisingly, I was actually a little let down by this book. It wasn't as compelling as some of the other books by Hahn that I have read. For some of the other topics Hahn has written about, I have ... Consulter l'avis complet
Review: Hail, Holy Queen: The Mother of God in the Word of GodAvis d'utilisateur - Peter Davids - Goodreads
This is not as deeply moving as Hahn's Rome Sweet Home, but it does contain his personal journey with Mary. It is a popular book, so do not expect the explanation level of, for example, The Catechism ... Consulter l'avis complet
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