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News of Great Joy

The Church Times Book of Christmas
  • By Hugh Hillyard-Parker
Product Description

Each year, the Christmas double issue of the Church Times offers a feast of seasonal reading. News of Great Joy draws together the best Christmas writing by outstanding authors and poets over twenty years to create an ideal Christmas gift and a wealth of material for all who preach or lead worship at Christmas.

Its many highlights include:

- the eminent biblical scholar John Barton on how to understand the Old Testament prophecies of the nativity;

- Barbara Brown Taylor on the prologue of John's Gospel which is always read on Christmas Day;

- Margaret Barker on the legends that have become part of the Christmas story;

- an unpublished short story by Evelyn Underhill;

- a piece on the origins of the Nine Lessons and Carols;

- poetry and reflections on the season's lectionary readings, and more besides.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781786224064
    • Manufacturer: Canterbury Pr Norwich
    • ISBN 13: 9781786224064
    • Publication Date: 09/01/2021
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Hugh Hillyard-Parker
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