Mary, the Mother of Jesus

by Camille Fronk Olson

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While much has been written about the life of Jesus Christ, the details of his mother's life remain largely unknown. What was daily life like for a young woman in first-century Galilee? What do we know of Mary's other children? What happened to Mary after the crucifixion and resurrection of her Son?

Author Camille Fronk Olson recounts Mary's story and mission to show us a woman whose life took an unexpected path, a woman who learned to balance the daily demands and hardships of life with her unique role as the mother of the Savior of the world.

In discovering Mary we discover a woman of great courage and faith, one who was willing to do whatever God asked of her.

Richly illustrated and beautifully designed, Mary, the Mother of Jesus provides an illuminating view of a woman whose example of devotion and sacrifice still resonates with those who likewise love the Lord and desire to serve him.


  • Mary, the Mother of Jesus
  • Prophecies concerning Mary
  • Childhood of Jewish Girls
  • Jewish Marriage Customs
  • The Annunciation in Nazareth
  • Joseph
  • Mary's Lineage
  • Mary's Visit to Elisabeth
  • Jesus' Birth in Bethlehem
  • The Law of Moses and Childbirth
  • The Escape to Egypt
  • Mothering the Child Jesus
  • During the Savior's Mortal Ministry
  • Jesus' Suffering and Death
  • After the Resurrection
  • About the Author

    Camille Fronk Olson

    Camille Fronk Olson, professor of ancient scripture, serves as chair of the Department of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University. She earned an MA in Ancient Near Eastern Studies and a PhD in the sociology of the Middle East from BYU. Formerly dean of students at LDS Business College, she has served on the Young Women General Board and on the Church's Teacher Development Curriculum Committee. She is a popular speaker and writer whose published books include Women of the Old Testament; In the Hands of the Potter; Mary, Martha and Me; and Too Much to Carry Alone. She and her husband, Paul, reside in Provo, Utah.

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