The True Gifts Of Christmas - Daily Advent Devotions For Those Who Journey To Bethlehem

The True Gifts Of Christmas - Daily Advent Devotions For Those Who Journey To Bethlehem

by O.P. Kretzmann
     
 
O.P. Kretzmann, the beloved president of Valparaiso University, was a gifted and poetic writer. In this compilation of his devotions for Advent and Christmas, the rich imagery which he both tamed and unleashed brings the true gifts of the season to life! Faith, Peace, New Life and Love: these are the gifts our God sends to us this season in the Manger-Baby, born to

Overview

O.P. Kretzmann, the beloved president of Valparaiso University, was a gifted and poetic writer. In this compilation of his devotions for Advent and Christmas, the rich imagery which he both tamed and unleashed brings the true gifts of the season to life! Faith, Peace, New Life and Love: these are the gifts our God sends to us this season in the Manger-Baby, born to set us free. Let these daily devotions unleash God’s redeeming light into the darkened heart, making it ready to receive his manifold gifts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013115972
Publisher:
Creative Communications for the Parish
Publication date:
07/25/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

The Rev. Otto Paul Kretzmann began his productive 28-year presidency of Valparaiso University in 1940. During his administration a new campus was developed, enrollment grew from 400 to 4,000 and the University became nationally recognized.
Before coming to Valpo, O.P., as he was affectionately known, had been executive secretary of the international Lutheran youth organization, the Walther League, for six years. Prior to that, he had served for ten years on the faculty of Concordia Seminary, Springfield, Illinois.
He died on Holy Cross day, September 14, 1975, in his 75th year.
A gifted and poetic author, O.P.’s better-known works include The Road Back To God, Voices Of The Passion, The Pilgrim and Hosanna In The Whirlwind: Devotional Readings For Times Of Change.

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