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A dog in the manger and other Christmas stories

Author: Jim Simons
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of tales that capture the chaos of the yuletide while also portraying the power of Christmas to shepherd souls of all kinds--young, old, hopeful, lost, content, confused--to confront and redefine faith in the face of spiritual adversity. Sure to inspire reflection and retelling, these stories celebrate the miracles of everyday life, showing that strangers can become angels, foes can become good  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Christmas stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Simons
ISBN: 9781442241824 1442241829 9781442241831 1442241837
OCLC Number: 884396983
Description: xi, 167 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A dog in the manger --
Little brown bats and silly voices --
Angels unaware --
Little Miss Christmas Tree --
The three wise guys --
Personal care pageant --
St. Michael --
Comfort and joy --
Renvoations --
The gift giver --
We three kings --
I'll be home for Christmas.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Jim Simons.

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This charming collection of Christmas stories by longtime Episcopal Rector Jim Simons illuminate the true spirit of Christmas, as the citizens of the fictional town Evergreen navigate health crises,  Read more...

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Digging out Christmas amongst the seasonal chaos is the subject of A Dog in the Manger and other Christmas Stories by the Rev. Jim Simons, rector of St. Michael's of the Valley in Ligonier, Pa...The Read more...

 
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