The Womb of Advent

Mark Bozzuti - Jones

Aug/2007, 125 Pages, PAPERBACK, 5.5 x 8.5

ISBN-13: 9780898695670

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This talented and imaginative writer offers a unique perspective on the season of Advent. Along with Scripture readings and prayers, he offers four weeks of meditations that focus on the growth of Jesus in the womb of Mary as he approaches the day of his birth, learns his mother's voice, responds to the presence of light and dark, and begins to position himself for birth. What does this teach us about our own spiritual journey through Advent? That waiting and preparation is essential to the Christian life. By reflecting on our own birth experiences and Jesus's own progress through the womb, Christians learn how to remain intimate with God, how to approach the light, and how to get ready for new birth in Christ.

 

The Rev. Mark Bozzutti-Jones, a former Jesuit who is now an Episcopal priest, is an associate rector of St. Bartholomews Church in New York City. He is an award-winning author and has written a children's biography of Barbara Harris, first woman bishop of the Episcopal Church.

 

 

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