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by Gary Jansen
THE ROSARY is a beautifully illustrated practical and reverential primer to a centuries old prayer that has touched millions of lives. In the introduction, author Gary Jansen appeals to the universality of one of the original Christian prayers, "Though traditionally considered a Catholic act of devotion, the rosary with its primary focus on the life, death, and resurrectio ...more
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Published October 28th 2008 by FaithWords
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A general introduction to praying the rosary, this is not a bad book by any means. For those who are interested in the "how-to" part of learning to pray the rosary this book suffices as a simple introduction. The author relates some of his life experiences and how praying the rosary helped him overcome these difficult situations, or rather, seeing things in a different light by the power of prayer. For those looking for more information on the origins of the rosary, this is not the book for you. ...more
This is a lovely little book, though nothing extraordinary or different. The dust jacket mentions the rosary as being a prayer not only for Catholics but for all Christians so I was interested in how the author was going to address the two issues I see raised most often among non-Catholics when referring to the rosary; namely the repitition and the Marian devotion. He does a good job with the repitition basically explaining that the repeated prayers are a background to meditation on the mysterie ...more