May IS the month of Mary and Mother’s Day is coming up. We can honor Our Blessed Mother as well as our biological mom’s.
I waited as long as I could. I had an unreasonable hope that Verbum would release an edition of Brant Pitre’s new book, Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary,* quick, fast, and in a hurry. But they hand-tag their books and that takes time, and I don’t even know if they have any plans to do this one, so I’ll just have to get a Verbum edition later if one becomes available. Because I gave in and bought the ebook. (Downloadable books, ah, sweet mystery of life, at last I’ve found thee! Well, not at last because I found thee years ago, and now I have that Etta James song stuck in my head.) 😉
Back to the book. Looking at the table of contents, we’ve got:
- New Eve,
- Queen Mother,
- Perpetual Virgin,
- Birth of the…
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