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The New Rosary in Scripture: Biblical Insights for Praying the 20 Mysteries

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This popular introduction to praying the rosary draws readers closer to Jesus and Mary by placing the mysteries-including the new mysteries of light-in the context of Scripture. The book addresses commonly asked questions about Mary and the rosary and provides the biblical background for all twenty mysteries. It also includes a scriptural rosary that offers ten Bible texts ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Servant
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Diane
Aug 09, 2013 Diane rated it really liked it
This book on the rosary came out shortly after Pope John Paul II announced the addition of the luminous mysteries, and I think it remains a good book for beginners.

The first part of the book gives an easy-to-read summary of the origin and development of this devotion, answers to common objections in reader-friendly Q & A format, and a few (pretty obvious) suggestions on how to remain focused during this long prayer.

The next section presents the twenty mysteries one by one, giving the scrip
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Jul 08, 2007 Amicizia rated it it was amazing
In 2002 Pope John Paul II issued his groundbreaking apostolic letter "Rosarium Virginis Mariae" in which he not only exhorted the Catholic faithful to embrace the rosary with renewed vigor but introduced a monumental change to this venerable prayer by adding the five so-called "Mysteries of Light" which focus on significant episodes from the public ministry of Jesus. In so doing, the pontiff succeeded in drawing renewed attention to this ancient devotion and also helped to accentuate the Christo ...more
Darryl
Jan 11, 2012 Darryl rated it really liked it
The New Rosary in Scripture was a great book for helping enhance this beautiful devotion in my life. I recommend reading this book in small increments and then employing the techniques recommended by Dr. Sri. Also helpful, are the reflections from scripture on the life of Jesus and His Mother. Dr. Sri bring the scriptures to life in his reflections on the Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful, and Glorious mysteries. Having the complete text of Pope John Paul II's letter on the Rosary(Rosarium Virginis M ...more
Rodrigo Reis
Feb 09, 2015 Rodrigo Reis rated it really liked it
Ótimas reflexões dos mistérios do Rosário.
Ben Valentine
Aug 26, 2015 Ben Valentine rated it it was amazing
The rosary is an answer to many of our issues today. This book opened up my eyes to the depth of the mystery of Jesus and His mother. This helped me tremendously in praying the rosary more effectively by giving me practical tips and deep scriptural knowledge about the mysteries - a great help.
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Dr. Edward Sri is a nationally-known speaker on Scripture and Catholicism and the author of several best-selling books. Besides teaching at the Augustine Institute, Sri is a visiting professor at Benedictine College and a contributor to the popular apologetics series, Catholic for a Reason. Sri is also a founding leader with Curtis Martin of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students).

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