The World’s First Love: Mary, Mother of God by Fulton J. Sheen

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The great resurgence of devotion to Mary is God’s way of emphasizing the worth and dignity of every person against the false doctrines that have so confused the modern world.  Softcover, 276 pages.

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With his characteristic eloquence and brilliance, Fulton J. Sheen presents a moving portrayal of the Blessed Virgin Mary that combines deep spirituality with history, philosophy and theology. All the major aspects and events of Mary’s life are lovingly portrayed in this word portrait that is a never failing source of information, consolation and inspiration. Sheen also gives profound insights into all the Marian beliefs ranging from the Immaculate Conception to the Assumption to the miracle of Our Lady of Fatima.

While considering the different phases of Mary’s life, Bishop Sheen discusses various problems common to mankind of every age and reveals clearly that every problem can be resolved. He emphasizes the unique dignity, strength and gifts of women and their ability to help heal the world’s problems. Sheen stresses mankind’s need of the Mother of God and her burning love for all her children. The great resurgence of devotion to Mary is God’s way of emphasizing the worth and dignity of every person against the false doctrines that have so confused the modern world.

The World’s First Love: Mary, Mother of God
Contents

PART I: THE WOMAN THE WORLD LOVES
1 Love Begins with a Dream
2 When Freedom and Love Were One: The Annunciation
3 The Song of the Woman: The Visitation
4 When Did Belief in the Virgin Birth Begin?
5 All Mothers Are Alike Save One
6 The Virgin Mother
7 The World’s Happiest Marriage
8 Obedience and Love
9 The Marriage Feast at Cana
10 Love and Sorrow
11 The Assumption and the Modern World

PART II: THE WORLD THE WOMAN LOVES
12 Man and Woman
13 The Seven Laws of Love 1
14 Virginity and Love
15 Equity and Equality
16 The Madonna of the World
17 Mary and the Moslems
18 Roses and Prayers
19 The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary
20 Misery of Soul and the Queen of Mercy
21 Mary and the Sword
22 The Woman and the Atom

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Weight 650 g
Dimensions 23.5 × 16 × 6 cm