Guest / Limited Access /

This unique presentation weaves together the perspectives of the four Gospel writers with insights from artists, prayers, and hymns from around the world. It provides a glimpse through many centuries and cultures of God's coming among us.

* * *

Simply Wait: Cultivating Stillness in the Season of Advent
By Pamela Hawkins (Upper Room)

Let this book walk you through the Advent and Christmas seasons on your own or with a small group. Through thoughtful themes and reflections, engaging questions, and meditative prayers, this book highlights a deeper dimension in the quest for meaning.

* * *

Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas
By Various Authors (Orbis Books)

With daily readings from Advent through Epiphany, this book compiles the writings of C. S. Lewis, Madeleine L'Engle, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, Kathleen Norris, Annie Dillard, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Bernard of Clairvaux, Martin Luther, and T. S. Eliot.

* * *

Advent with Evelyn Underhill
By Christopher Webber, Ed. (Morehouse Publishing)

These inspirational daily readings for Advent through Epiphany offer the opportunity for spiritual reflection and growth through the timeless writings of Christian mystic Evelyn Underhill.

* * *

The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus' Life
By Jim Bishop (HarperOne)

For something different this season, re-live the biblical journey to Bethlehem, the first Christmas night, the visits of the shepherds and Magi, the flight into Egypt, and the quiet, joyous return through the rich narration of this republished classic.

Paul-Gordon Chandler is rector of the Church of St. John the Baptist in Cairo and author of Songs in Waiting.



Related ...

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

From Issue:
Read These NextSee Our Latest
Also in this Issue
Subscriber Access Only
The Star of Bethlehem
This documentary suggests it may have been Jupiter.
RecommendedKirsten Powers: Becoming a Christian Ruined My Love of Christmas
Kirsten Powers: Becoming a Christian Ruined My Love of Christmas
But then I learned to see the beauty of Christ’s coming like never before.
TrendingNicole Cliffe: How God Messed Up My Happy Atheist Life
Nicole Cliffe: How God Messed Up My Happy Atheist Life
I had no untapped, unanswered yearnings. All was well in the state of Denmark. And then it wasn’t.
Editor's PickJust a Vessel: Actor Malachi Kirby on ‘Roots,’ Kunta Kinte, and God
Just a Vessel: Actor Malachi Kirby on ‘Roots,’ Kunta Kinte, and God
The star of the History Channel's "Roots" talks about his faith, his strange route toward his iconic role, and what he learned from playing Kunta Kinte.
Christianity Today
My Top 5 Books on Advent
hide thisDecember December

In the Magazine

December 2009

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.