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Advent : the once and future coming of Jesus Christ

Author: Fleming Rutledge
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Advent, says Fleming Rutledge, is not for the faint of heart. As the midnight of the Christian year, the season of Advent is rife with dark, gritty realities. In this book, with her trademark wit and wisdom, Rutledge explores Advent as a time of rich paradoxes, a season celebrating at once Christ's incarnation and his second coming, and she masterfully unfolds the ethical and future-oriented significance of Advent  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fleming Rutledge
ISBN: 9780802876195 0802876196
OCLC Number: 1028586978
Description: xix, 406 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Writings. A five-part Advent series for the Christian century --
Suffering and hope: an Advent series for Grace Church, New York City, 1987 --
Expectation and hope: Advent in the writings of Karl Barth; a three-part reflection for Grace Church in New York City, Advent 1986 --
"Something evil this way comes" --
The sermons. Waiting and hastening the kingdom yet to come (pre-Advent) --
The universal grip of the enemy (pre-Advent) --
Justice and the final judgment (pre-Advent) --
God's apocalyptic war (the Feast of Saint Michael) --
The coming of the Lord (Last Sunday of the Church Year: the Feast of Christ the King) --
Advent begins in the dark (Advent I) --
The armor of light (Advent II) --
Bearing witness on the brink (Advent III) --
King of the last things (Advent IV) --
A service of lessons and carols for Advent.
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"Advent, says Fleming Rutledge, is not for the faint of heart. As the midnight of the Christian year, the season of Advent is rife with dark, gritty realities. In this book, with her trademark wit and wisdom, Rutledge explores Advent as a time of rich paradoxes, a season celebrating at once Christ's incarnation and his second coming, and she masterfully unfolds the ethical and future-oriented significance of Advent for the church" -- Amazon.com.

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