Advent and Christmas Wisdom from Henri J. M. Nouwen: Daily Scripture and Prayers Together With Nouwen's Own Words

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The inspiring words of Henri J. M. Nouwen guide the faithful on a spiritual journey through the Advent and Christmas season in this book of waiting, hope, anticipation, and celebration. Each day of the Advent season (28 in all, to accommodate the varying number of days in the season) and each day of Christmas (12 in all, ending with Jesus' baptism in the Jordan by John the Baptist) contain a pertinent excerpt from the writings of Father Nouwen, a related quotation from Scripture, a prayer for the day, and a ...
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Overview

The inspiring words of Henri J. M. Nouwen guide the faithful on a spiritual journey through the Advent and Christmas season in this book of waiting, hope, anticipation, and celebration. Each day of the Advent season (28 in all, to accommodate the varying number of days in the season) and each day of Christmas (12 in all, ending with Jesus' baptism in the Jordan by John the Baptist) contain a pertinent excerpt from the writings of Father Nouwen, a related quotation from Scripture, a prayer for the day, and a suggested activity that offers a concrete response to mark the season.

Advent and Christmas Wisdom is indeed an easy-to-use, daily program to celebrate the momentous arrival of the Christ Child and the joyous news of our salvation. It is also an ideal book for the individual seeking active participation in the season and a renewal of faith for the start of the liturgical year.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764812187
  • Publisher: Liguori Publications
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Series: Advent and Christmas Wisdom Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,308,108
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.50 (d)

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A Redemptorist Pastoral Publication is often written by more than one author. These publications approach sometimes-difficult topics using a down-to-earth style consistent with the pastoral understanding and care Redemptorists are known for in their ministry to individuals.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2010

    Highly Recommended!

    This is an excellent book and will provide you with daily devotions that will give you just the right amount of uplifting, without being overwhelming, allowing you to reflect on it all day. It is a must have. I also recommend that you buy "When God Stopped Keeping Score," which provides an intimate look at the power of God and forgiveness. Given the chance it will change your life.

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