Item description for Advent and Christmas With the Saints (Advent And Christmas Wisdom) by Anthony F. Chiffolo & Anthony Chiffolo...
Overview Beginning with the first day of Advent through the 12 days of Christmas to Epiphany, this work offers spiritual sustenance from great champions of faith, those holy men and women who are honored because of their close spiritual relationships with God.
Publishers Description "Advent and Christmas with the Saints" offers spiritual sustenance from those holy men and women whom we honor because of their close spiritual relationship with God. Readers walk day-by-day with the saints, recalling the Scriptures they read, meditating on the thoughts they had, praying as they might have prayed, and talking openly with God. Christians looking for a way to re-spiritualize their Christmas practices, prayer groups, small-faith communities, Bible study classes, teachers, clergy, and religious will cherish this guide to refocusing on the "reason for the season," the birth of the Messiah. "Paperback"
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Studio: Liguori Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.38" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.34 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2003
Publisher Liguori Publications
Series Advent And Christmas Wisdom
ISBN 0764809938 ISBN13 9780764809934
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Reviews - What do customers think about Advent and Christmas With the Saints?
very disappointed Jan 2, 2010
Part of my disappointment with this book is my own fault in that I was looking for something to use with our family, but this is written for individual use. It did not translate well for family use. But my greater disappointment with the book came when I discovered it did not follow the liturgical calendar readings or the saints whose feast days fall in Advent. There was no mention of the "O Antiphons" beginning December 17. While some Advent saints were included in the readings and the "O Antiphons" were dispersed throughout the book, it ignored the calendar given us by the Church. I don't understand why the author of this book thought he could improve upon the Church calendar. These criticisms would lead me to give the book three stars, but what leads me to give it only two and remove the book from our Advent reading shelf is its rewriting of Holy Scripture for political, particularly, feminist, correctness. Two examples: On Day 19, Abraham's wife, Sarah, in inserted in the Gospel reading to read, "We have Sarah and Abraham as our mother and father," when Holy Scripture does not mention Sarah here at all. Then on Day 25, the words of John the Baptist are changed to refer to the Holy Spirit as "she". We set the book aside at that point.