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The true Saint Nicholas : why he matters to Christmas

Author: William J Bennett
Publisher: New York : Howard Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unveils the heart and life of the man who inspired the modern-day version of Santa Claus, in a story about Saint Nicholas's selfless giving, due to his devotion to God, in third-century Turkey.
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Named Person: Nicholas, Saint Bishop of Myra.; Santa Claus.; Nicholas, Saint Bp. of Myra.; Nicholas, Saint Bishop of Myra.; Santa Claus.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Bennett
ISBN: 9781416567462 1416567461
OCLC Number: 310397754
Description: x, 116 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Answered prayers and secret alms --
One whom the Lord called to him --
In service bold as a lion --
Nicholas the wonderworker --
Nicholas the globetrotter --
Nicholas the international phenomenon --
A bringer of gifts --
A long and circuitous route --
A legacy full of God's love.
Responsibility: William J. Bennett.

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Bennett presents a touching rendition of the historical origins of the modern-day Santa by reacquainting Christians with the true meaning of Christmas.  Read more...

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