From the January/February, 2001 issue of Touchstone
Doers of the Word by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

Doers of the Word

Living the Christian Story: The Good News in Worship and Daily Life
by Sister Mary Jean Manninen, CSM
Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2000
(117 pages; $12.00, paper)

reviewed by Richard J. Mammana, Jr.

Sister Mary Jean Manninen’s Living the Christian Story opens with a look at the Easter vigil as an illustration that the Christian life is essentially a story:

It is first of all a Story, a Story as long as time and as wide as human life, and a Story into which we are invited to enter. . . . The Story is something given, recounting the mighty acts in history of a personal God. . . . This Story deals wi . . .


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