Advent at Christian Resources continued - Candles last week Books this

There are a number of new books specifically for Advent 2020 in the shop.  Here are some highlights. See all of our new books for Advent 2020 here on our website, and visit the shop to see our full range and best sellers from previous years.

Into the Heart of Advent. P Wilcock
ISBN:9780281084432 Price £9.99
Penelope Wilcock takes us into the heart of Advent in this engaging devotional that offers a unique take on the Christmas season. In a series of twenty-five reflections, she invites you to listen in on conversations with Jesus about the Christian journey and the meaning of Advent for our lives today. Full of thought-provoking wisdom, this is a bold, imaginative Advent book for 2020.

37 Kings and a Budgerigar. Richard Littledale
ISBN:9781788931588  Price £7.99
For many of us, putting out a crib set is one of our treasured Christmas traditions. But what do these scenes really tell us about the original Christmas story?
Join Richard Littledale as he shares reflections, Bible readings and prayers for each day of Advent based on his own personal collection of nativity sets from around the world.
Renew the wonder of the nativity story through these thought-provoking devotions.

Living in Hope. York Course 
ISBN:9781909107298  Price £3.80
This course is a chance to have a think about what it means to live well, and to die well.  We are people of history and people of hope.  We look back to the Bible to see where we’ve come from, and we look forward in hope to what lies ahead’.

Frequencies of God. Carys Walsh
ISBN:9781786220882 £12.99
 Advent, the coming of Christ is imminent. R. S. Thomas, a poet of waiting and anticipation, can be a profound guide for this season. His spiritual and poetic trajectory of discovering the presence of God - divine 'frequencies' - even in apparent absence, can help lead us into an Advent landscape of surrender, open-hearted discovery, epiphany and encounter.
Let it slow. Stephen Cottrell
ISBN:9781781402092 £6.99
An Advent Calendar with a difference.  Christmas can be stressful This understanding and uplifting book offers another way to approach Christmas and to discover how its joys and promises can restore our lives, not add to their burdens. You are invited to take a few minutes each day during December to join in a conversation with the bestselling author, Stephen Cottrell, who offers simple reflections and practical suggestions for making your Christmas the celebration it is meant to be.

At home in advent. Gordon Giles
ISBN:9780857469809 £8.99
Gordon Giles takes a journey through Advent to Christmas and beyond in the company of familiar seasonal and domestic objects and experiences. Focusing on the everyday stuff we typically associate with this time of year, he reflects on their spiritual significance, meaning and message in today's world. Beginning with chapters on journeying and travel, he moves though major Advent themes of expectation, waiting, mortality and hope to the joy of incarnation and salvation.


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