Anna: Woman of Miracles: The Story of the Grandmother of Jesus
"Anna: Woman of Miracles is the memorable story of Saint Anne, the mother of Mary and the grandmother of Jesus. Though hundreds of thousands of ... Show synopsis "Anna: Woman of Miracles is the memorable story of Saint Anne, the mother of Mary and the grandmother of Jesus. Though hundreds of thousands of worshippers celebrate her feast day, most know nothing of her remarkable life story, a story that includes her affiliation with the Essenes, the ancient Jewish sect that produced the Dead Sea Scrolls; her reputation as a healer; her three husbands; her lifelong and controversial interaction with a Roman legate; her role in preparing Mary to be the mother of the Messiah; and her influence on the life of her grandson. This epic story of Anne's life encompasses the inspiring time in which she lived, crossing religious lines to appeal to Christians, Jews, mystics, religious scholars and historians alike. With a captivating and heartwarming narrative, this is a seamless, suspenseful, and extraordinarily moving story with an unforgettable heroine.