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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I have never personally met Fr. It makes me love him all the more that he revealed these things about himself. Return to Book Page. Jun 03, Claxton rated it it was amazing. In the s, Manning returned to the United States and began writing after ragamuffln his alcoholism. It sounds so vulgar.

It is by the dim-eyed who showed the path to others but kept losing his way. I wouldn’t give this to someone instead of The Ragamuffin Gospel. Through most of the book, I thought it was interesting to read his life story and that the book was “okay. If he ever was a ragamuffin, truly it grce now.

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Reading Grae memoir, I see something of a reverse pattern. The little girl turned and walked toward me. What a fitting finale to read after completing all his other literary works. He balances that with his constant knowledge of His Abba Father’s constant presence and love, regardless of his failings.


Dec 03, Jodie Pine rated it it was amazing. In his memoir All Is Grace, Brennan Manning shares the story of his a life, a story about how he has been searching for this God too. Sep 08, Rebecca Spooner rated it it was amazing. Jun 20, Michele rated it really liked it. God loves you unconditionally, as you are and not as you should be, because nobody is as they should be.

Lists with This Book. I hope that it is true, for the sake of all us ragamuffins out there. Then I This “review” is simply a pasting of my blog post on this book – http: If your life were to be summed up in a single sentence, what would it be?

Some might even go so far as to call it ugly. A paragraph I’ve bookmarked that sums it grcae says: He lived by grace and was in great need of grace.

While reading it I was moved to tears, not something I am prone to do. Their story is touching and tragic. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To ask other readers questions about All Memlir Graceplease sign up.

In this book Brennan Manning bears his soul, being honest about his struggles with alcoholism and his failure as a husband.

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

But there’s more than the addiction; there’s his leaving the Roman Catholic priesthood to marry his wife, whom he later divorced. Some may be offended by this ragamuffin memoir, a tale told by quite possibly the repeat of all repeat prodigals. It’s free, and as such will always be a banana peel mmeoir the Orthodox ragamfufin and a fairy tale for the grown-up sensibility.


This book was a little disturbing to me because it made me look at my own life and take stock of who and what I REALLY am, not what I imagine myself to be. Books by Brennan Manning. But this is not a happy-ever-after tale of a former Catholic priest turned Evangelical rockstar.

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There are some great quotes to learn from throughout this memoir, as well. I am going blank on the mind disorder that he currently has, but it is a result of years of alcohol abuse and dependence. That’s how the light gets in. It’s free, and as such will always be a banana peel for the orthodox foot and a fairy tale for the grown-up sensibility.

At the same time – I’m wrestling with how a man can claim to have such dramatic encounters with the Lord and still remain in such bondage. Brennan Manning has long emphasized the importance of grace and God’s unconditional love. My calling is, and always has been, to a life filled with family and friends and alcohol and Jesus and Roslyn and notoriously good sinners.