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Christmas stories from around the world : honoring Jesus in many lands

Author: J Lawrence Driskill
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Hope Pub. House, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Lawrence Driskill
ISBN: 0932727883 9780932727886 0932727875 9780932727879
OCLC Number: 35243589
Description: x, 136 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword : (Osanna) / Phyllis Love Gooding --
"No room" / James B. Douthitt --
Part I. Christmas stories from around the world --
A hot and muggy Christmas in India / Beatrice Stevenson --
The Cameroon Christmas box / Gayle Beanland --
How green was our Christmas tree / Frank Newman --
A summertime Christmas / Esther & Bob McIntire --
Special gifts in Cameroon / Florence Galloway --
Yuletide memories in Korea / Eleanor van Lierop --
Joy from simple Christmas presents / J. Lawrence Driskill --
A lonely Christmas eve in Japan / Nicholas M. Iyoya --
Christmas in occupied Philippine / Clara Lindholm --
Japan's "Christmas school" / Mildred R. Brown --
Navajo Christmas celebrations / Joseph Gray --
Maayong Pasko in the Philippines / Thelma Appleton --
News for Bethlehem shepherds / Sue & Kenn Carmichael --
The hotheaded preacher's Christmas / Robert Caldwell --
Celebrating Christmas in Japan / Nannie Hereford --
Christmas on Middle Eastern sands / Harold Wilke --
The old miners' Christmas / Richard Smith --
A Christmas dilemma in Zaire / Ralph Galloway --
Our best Christmas ever / Betty Newman --
Christmas caroling in Zimbabwe / Marcia Mary Ball --
A grand Japanese Christmas party / J. Lawrence Driskill --
A surprise Christmas gift / Clara Lindholm --
My first Christmas in India / Dorothy Parker --
Christmas in Colombia / Robert Lazear --
Christmas in Afghanistan / J. Christy Wilson, Jr. --
A wartime Christmas / Harold Hanlin --
An only bed in Brazil at Christmas / Fred Schneider --
My favorite Christmas memory / Kirby Filson Davis --
Christmas at Pala Pala / Elizabeth A. Hessel --
The cross at Christmas in Arab lands / Florence Antablin --
"Bethlehem's gift" / James B. Douthitt --
Part II. Christmas traditions around the world --
Origins of Christmas, gift giving, pageants & Christmas music --
Santa Claus, Christmas trees and Advent wreath traditions --
Christmas cards, mistletoe, holly, the wassail bowl, yule log and two stories --
Brief biographical sketches of the contributors.
Responsibility: J. Lawrence Driskill, editor.

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