All Is Grace has ratings and reviews. Christopher said: Wow! Brennan Manning’s farewell book really got to me. Through most of the book, I thou. All Is Grace. A Ragamuffin Memoir tones, Maurice England narrates the equally honest and sincere memoir of Father Brennan Manning. Manning (The Ragamuffin Gospel) sums up this reluctant memoir: “I am alive, but it’s been hard.” Weathered and tired, Manning narrates his life.

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Want to Read saving…. Jun 03, Claxton rated it it was amazing.

God loves you unconditionally, as you are and not as you should be, because nobody is as they should be. If he ever was a ragamuffin, truly it is now.

It isn’t the most complete account of his life, but it’s written with the heart and soul that Manning brings to all of his works. There is a crack in everything. Brennan then twists the knife by reminding me of myself when he talks about the frustration his wife felt at him for not being willing to be a part of the human race. Cook first published January 1st Hardcoverpages. Reading this present book spoke of a similar reality for me – the way I seek to follow Christ is due, to a large degree, because of Brennan Manning.

Jun 20, Michele rated it really liked it. It is to witness to a larger truth, again more clearly seen in my later days. I’m thankful for the inspriation this book brings – raw, brash, lucid, and from the deeps of the heart.

I thought it was gorgeous, surely something that would thrill my mother. This farewell song of grace was no exception. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Since that time, Brennan Manning has been dazzingly faithful in preaching and writing variations on that singular theme —. I felt like I’d purchased the Hope Diamond for her, but it wasn’t enough.

All is Grace is Brennan Manning’s long awaited autobiography, which he agreed to publish five years ago. As I read this book over and over again I thought, yes, I can worship the kind of loving God Brennan Manning keeps talking about. Matthews rated it it was amazing.

I really enjoyed this book.

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Books by Brennan Manning. In time, Brennan goes off to college, and then abruptly joins the Marines, and then abruptly becomes a Franciscan priest, and then abruptly joins the Little Brothers of Jesus in Europe, and then abruptly starts a new community in Mobile Alabama, and then abruptly … You get the picture.

And we’re not talking about moving from one law firm to another, or even jumping vocations; we’re talking about entering and then leaving fraternal orders and ministries usually considered grrace. It is by ragamufgin wet-brained who believed if a little wine is good for rgace stomach, then a lot is great.

Because this is life. Manning was using poetic license when he speaks of his relationship to his need for Grace.

Aug 01, Haiko Eitzen rated it it was meoir. As she drew closer, the years flew by and she stood before me and aged woman. I know exactly what he is talking about. A grace that hikes up the robe and runs breakneck toward the prodigal reeking of sin and wraps him up and decides to throw a party no ifs, ands, or This is an autobiography of Brennan Manning.

Oct 11, Josh Morgan rated it really liked it. It sounds so vulgar.


Brennan Manning: All Is Grace: God Loves You As You Are

What was impossible to realize at the time was that I was shooting myself in the head in some strange time warp where the bullet takes many years to finally reach its target.

In ragqmuffin wisdom that some days I admit feels foolish, God has ordained the later days of our lives to look shockingly similar to that of our earliest: There is not exalting in accomplishments here.

Thank you, Brennan Manning. It is by the dim-eyed who showed the path to others but kept losing his way. So my first direct encounter with Manning was through his memoir, All is Grace: I know that’s true because of an experience I had on a November day in This vulgar grace is indiscriminate compassion. Oct 22, Christopher rated it it was amazing.

Upon his graduation from the seminary inManning was ordained a Franciscan priest. Choosing full disclosure in a narrative that “As a writer I live in daily iw of how much easier it is to edit a book than edit a life.

I was not required to write a positive review. It’s free, and as such will always be a banana peel for the Orthodox foot and a fairy tale for ragamuffin grown-up sensibility. A grace that raises bloodshot eyes to a dying thief’s request – “Please, remember me” – and assures him, “You bet! A poem by Leonard Cohen says it well: He does not write as a man whose ragamuffih is altogether, he does not write from a tower of self-confidence.

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