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Accompanied by angels : poems of the Incarnation

Author: Luci Shaw
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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"From the time she was a child in Toronto, celebrated poet Luci Shaw has sent Advent greetings to her friends and family with a carefully crafted original poem. What began as a simple childhood exercise has now become a beloved annual tradition. Though a number of these poems have appeared elsewhere, Accompanied by Angels gathers all of them for the first time into a collection for all readers for any season of the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Luci Shaw
ISBN: 0802829872 9780802829870
OCLC Number: 65301546
Description: xii, 98 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: The annunciatory angel --
"... for who can endure the day of his coming?" --
Advent visitation --
Announcement --
Magnificat --
Salutation --
The meaning of white oaks --
The overshadow --
Too much to ask --
Virgin --
One --
Major theme to a minor tune --
A blessing for the new baby --
Christmas stars --
Descent --
I gave this day to God --
Made flesh --
Breath --
Mary's song --
Night's lodging --
The groundhog --
Presents --
Shine in the dark --
Star song --
Simeon --
Madonna and child, with saints --
Bluff edge, Whidbey Island --
At the cloisters --
December 15 --
Jordan River --
"He who would be great among you ..." --
Royalty --
Odd couples --
Look! --
Flathead Lake, Montana
Responsibility: Luci Shaw.
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Beginning with the joy, terror, and wonder of the annunciation, this work leads the reader on a poetic journey through the birth, life, and death of Jesus the Christ, culminating in the joyous and  Read more...

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