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The Advent of Christ: Scripture Reflections to Prepare for Christmas

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published by Franciscan Media | Trade Paperback | 104 pages
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Perhaps the Christmas story has become almost too familiar. A virgin giving birth. A child laid in a manger. Shepherds greeted by angels. The Christmas story has become so familiar that the profound, even shocking, nature of the incarnation might be overlooked. But what if we had never heard the story before? What if we were hearing it for the first time, like the first-century Jews? These events certainly would not be taken for granted—they would signal something new: the dawning of the long-awaited Messiah. Stock #: B36651

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Advent Journal

This book contained many beautiful treasures to read and see (all the pictures). I learned about the meaning of the Advent Symbols, the Jesse tree persons, scripture and symbols.
I loved reading scripture by learning how to practice Lectio Divina. Beautiful.
The Advent section on Virtues. The Virtue, knowing the virtue, living the virtue and scripture so meaningful. I want to practice all 7 virtues but Docility especially touched my heart.
This is a beautiful book. I highly recommend everyone to purchase this treasure.

Dr. Edward Sri is a nationally known Catholic speaker and the author of several bestselling books. He is provost and professor of theology and Scripture at the Augustine Institute and founding leader with Curtis Martin of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students). Dr. Sri holds a doctorate from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. He resides with his wife, Elizabeth, and their six children in Littleton, Colorado.

Product Type:  Book

Item Number:  #B36651

ISBN:  9781616366513

Publication Date:  7/18/2013

BISAC:  RELIGION / Holidays / Christmas & Advent

Imprint:  Franciscan Media

Trim Size:  139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X 7.874 mm
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X 0.28 in X )

Pages:  104

List Price:  $ 15.99