Item description for Preparing for Christmas by Richard Rohr...
Overview Speaking at a day of prayer, Richard Rohr says, "Advent is not about a sentimental waiting for the baby Jesus." He asks listeners to focus expectations and anticipation on "the adult Christ, the cosmic Christ," the Lord who challenges us to empty ourselves, to lose ourselves, to surrender. This is the Jesus whom we invite to come into our hearts at Christmas and throughout our lives. Talk One: What Are We Waiting For? Talk Two: How Do We Wait?
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Studio: Saint Anthony Messenger Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.48" Width: 6.62" Height: 1.12" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2011
Publisher Saint Anthony Messenger Press
ISBN 5557598537 ISBN13 9785557598538
Availability 0 units.
More About Richard Rohr
Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized teacher and the author of numerous books, including Everything Belongs, The Naked Now, Breathing Under Water, Falling Upward, and Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi. A Franciscan priest, he is the founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC.org) and is Academic Dean of the Living School for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fr. Richard's teaching is grounded in Franciscan practices of contemplation and self-emptying, expressing themselves in radical compassion, particularly for the socially marginalized. // Mike Morrell is the Communications Director for the Integral Theology think tank Presence International, cofounder of The Buzz Seminar, and a founding organizer of the justice, arts, and spirituality Wild Goose Festival. He is also a futurist, an avid writer, freelance journalist, author coach, publishing consultant, and the curator of the book-reviewing community at TheSpeakeasy.info. You can read his ongoing exploration of Spirit, Culture, and Permaculture at MikeMorrell.org. Mike lives with his wife and two daughters in North Carolina.
Richard Rohr currently resides in Albuquerque, in the state of New Mexico.