Advent is a time to focus our expectation and anticipation on "the adult Christ, the Cosmic Christ," who challenges us to empty ourselves, to lose ourselves, to surrender. Preparing for Christmas offers daily meditations, prayers, Scripture readings, and questions for reflection for each day of Advent.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 112 Vendor: Franciscan Media Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 6.5 X 5.5 (inches) ISBN-13: 9781616364786 Availability: In Stock
Now available for the trade market, Richard Rohr’s Scriptural reflections for Advent are the perfect preparation for the Christmas season. This beautiful redesign provides daily reflections for the Advent season, along with each day's Scripture readings and questions for reflection.
Franciscan priest Richard Rohr is founding director of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He considers the proclamation of the gospel to be his primary call, and the related themes he addresses include eco-spirituality, Scripture as liberation, non-dual thought, the integration of action and contemplation, peace and justice issues, and male spirituality. Author of numerous books, including Things Hidden: Scripture as Spirituality and Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps, he gives retreats and lectures internationally. He is a regular contributing writer for Sojourners and Tikkun magazines.