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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It was nice to physically see him but his talks were simply parts of his books cut and pasted together. Upon his graduation from the seminary inManning was ordained a Franciscan priest. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I gracr with doubt: As Yancey says in the forward: I loved this very much. I hope that it is true, for the sake of all us ragamuffins ragqmuffin there.

All Is Grace: A Ragamuffin Memoir

Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are photographs interspersed throughout the book, as well as letters written by several of his friends.

In this book, the author communicates the regrets he is experiencing–now at the end of his life–due to poor choices, alcoholism, and the human condition. I am going blank on the mind disorder that he currently has, but it is a result of years of alcohol abuse and dependence.


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It is true that when you are old, you are often led where you would rather not go. I’d read The Ragamuffin Gospel l umpteen times and my copy rragamuffin Abba’s Child was a dog-eared shamble, so I was thrilled. In time, Brennan goes off to college, and xll 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.

It was multicolored, pastels of pink and q and blue. There is a crack in everything. If you could encapsulate all that you have experienced, all that you have tried to pass on to your children and others, all that your life has been about in a few words, which would you choose?

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But they are told in fresh perspective, with many years of experience and wisdom added. As Brennan himself says he is a survivor and is very honest about his life.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I have several friends I greatly respect who have long adored Manning. 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.

The psychological community interested in spirituality have described this in terms of God image. It makes me love him all the more that he revealed these things about himself.


Jan 17, Ken Bickley rated it really liked it. Aa struggle with feelings of inadequacy: Brennan is honest about his life, and about his love for the God who loves us just as we are, not as we should be.

Feb 16, Jenny Bennett rated it really liked it.

This book was a little disturbing to me because it made me look at my own life and take stock A brutally honest and somewhat disturbing account of the life of Brennan Manning.

Their story is touching and tragic.

I know exactly what he is talking about. Refresh and try again. It works without asking anything of us. What struck me most about this memoir was realizing that Brennan was in and ragamuftin of his addiction to alcohol all of his life. A grace that pays the eager beaver who works all day long the same wage as the grinning drunk ragmauffin shows up at ten till five. He does not write as a man whose life is altogether, he does not write from a tower of self-confidence.

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