About the Book
Throughout the world, millions of devout followers of Christ look to the Virgin Mary as a sacred figure, a woman to be revered and worshipped. While Latter-day Saints do not worship this chosen vessel of the Lord, we do esteem Mary as one of the most influential people in history. Her faithfulness changed the course of the world, but even so, much detail of her life remains unknown to most. In Glorious Truths about Mary, Mother of Jesus, readers are invited to join distinguished LDS scholar Susan Easton Black on a journey of discovery spanning the life and legacy of this unparalleled faith-filled giant. Discover, through scriptural and historical sources, the compelling look at how Mary, mother of Jesus, has been characterized over the centuries and the true story and lasting influence she has had—this woman whose incomparable example continues to guide and inspire religious women today.
About the Author
Susan Easton Black is a retired professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah. She is also an author of several books related to Joseph Smith, Jr. and the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Glorious Truths about Mary, Mother of Jesus by Susan Easton Black is a short and sweet book that shares interesting information of Mary the Mother of Jesus. This book is fun because not many women are mentioned in the scriptures, but Mary is one of them. This short book does an excellent job of capturing the beauty of Mary and is the perfect kick-off to the Christmas season.
Genre: non-fiction; biblical
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: November 1, 2018
Number of pages: 96
A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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