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Light of the world : a beginner's guide to Advent

Author: Amy-Jill Levine
Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Light of the World: A Beginner's Guide to Advent, author, professor, and biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine explores the biblical texts surrounding the story of the birth of Jesus. Join her as she traces the Christmas narrative through the stories of Zechariah and Elizabeth, Mary, the journey to Bethlehem, and the visit from the Magi. These stories open conversations around connections of the Gospel stories to the  Read more...
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Named Person: Jesus Christ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy-Jill Levine
ISBN: 1501884352 9781501884351 1501884387 9781501884382
OCLC Number: 1119392087
Description: 141 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Amy-Jill Levine.

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In Light of the World: A Beginner's Guide to Advent, author, professor, and biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine explores the biblical texts surrounding the story of the birth of Jesus. Join her as she traces the Christmas narrative through the stories of Zechariah and Elizabeth, Mary, the journey to Bethlehem, and the visit from the Magi. These stories open conversations around connections of the Gospel stories to the Old Testament, the role of women in first-century Jewish culture, the importance of Mary's visitation and the revolutionary implications of Mary's Magnificat, the census and the stable, and the star of Bethlehem and the flight to Egypt.

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