I hadn’t heard of Brennan’s passing until I read Chris’s blog post. Like Chris, Ragamuffin Gospel was one of the books that has most influenced my journey with God and opened the door to exploring His boundless love and grace. Thanks Chris! So long for now Brennan!
Brennan Manning and the Ragamuffin Gospel:
April 27, 1934 – April 12, 2013
Richard Francis Xavier Manning, better known to legions of faithful readers as author, speaker, and contemplative Brennan Manning, for whom grace was irresistible, completed his earthly journey on Friday, April 12 at 12:10AM. He is now resting safely in the arms of his Abba. (from his obituary at brennanmanning.com).
“Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!” (1 John 3:1).
“The Ragamuffin Gospel” by Brennan Manning is one of a handful of books that has literally changed my life, and revolutionized my understanding of what it means to embrace the unconditional grace of God. If you have never read this book, I encourage you to pick it up. Although I may not agree 100% with everything he has written, his overall message of…
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