Emilie Griffin is the author of Doors Into Prayer, Turning, and Wonderful and Dark is This Road.
Richard John Neuhaus is a Catholic priest and one of the leading voices on religion and culture in America. He is the founder and editor of the journal First Things.
Kathleen Norris is an award-winning poet and bestselling author of Dakota: A Spiritual Geography and The Cloister Walk.
Eugene Peterson is a pastor, author, and professor emeritus of theology at Regent College. He is the author of the popular paraphrase of the Bible, The Message.
Luci Shaw is a poet and writer-in-residence at Regent College in Vancouver.
Editor Gregory Wolfe is writer-in-residence and director of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Seattle Pacific University and the founder and editor of Image. Greg Pennoyer is the co-founder of the Centre for Cultural Renewal in Ottawa, Canada, and the Project Director for Incarnation: A Recovery of Meaning, an international art exhibition.
This book will make a great gift for my friends and family for next year's Advent season.
This book guides readers through the four weeks of advent with short devotionals and prayers that lead one into new and wonderful contemplations of the Incarnation.
This is a book that is beautifully produced: high quality paper,printing,art,and writing.
Perhaps I am just dense, but I have a problem with the format. Beginning with the first Sunday of Advent is fine, but Christmas doesn't always fall the same number of days later. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Judy J. Arnold
The Church calendar allows us to simultaneously look back into history at the steps Jesus and his followers through the century have taken, and forward into the unfolding of our... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Michelle @ Liturgical Time
I purchased the book since my Lutheran seminary classmate was noted as one of the contributors. Father Richard Neuhaus combines depth theology with down to earth human life... Read morePublished on February 2, 2012 by Peter Mealwitz
This book was a gift to me in the spring of 2011 and I remember thinking that maybe it would help me reconnect with Christmas as I wanted to experience it- in a faith deepening... Read morePublished on January 6, 2012 by Penny
Perhaps the best buy I've made on Amazon. I cannot believe I only paid cents for the book, and a couple of dollars for shipping. Read morePublished on September 29, 2011 by A. N. White
This is a wonderful, and beautiful spiritual guide to the Advent season and Christmas feasts. It's filled with wise and wonderful writing and beautiful art. Read morePublished on January 6, 2011 by Paul M. Dubuc
This book is great for those looking for a deeper meaning for the season of Advent. The history, art, and devotions are wonderful. The prayers for each day are meaningful. Read morePublished on December 15, 2010 by sallyp
My only complaint with this printing is that the type on the two sides of a page doesn't always align. Read morePublished on January 31, 2010 by R