At Home in Advent: A domestic journey from Advent to Epiphany

At Home in Advent: A domestic journey from Advent to Epiphany

Author : Gordon Giles
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Daily readings and reflections for Advent

Following on from the success of At Home in Lent, Gordon Giles takes a journey through Advent to Christmas and beyond in the company of familiar seasonal and domestic objects and experiences.

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18 September 2020

Title At Home in Advent: A domestic journey from Advent to Epiphany
Author Gordon Giles
Description

Following on from the success of At Home in Lent, Gordon Giles takes a journey through Advent to Christmas and beyond in the company of familiar seasonal and domestic objects and experiences.

Focusing on the everyday stuff we typically associate with this time of year, including some things not so festive, he reflects on their spiritual significance, meaning and message in today’s world. Beginning with chapters on journeying and travel, the book moves though major Advent themes of expectation, waiting, mortality and hope to the joy of incarnation and salvation.

Details
  • Product code: 9780857469809
  • Published: 18 September 2020
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • Dimensions: 130mm wide and 198mm high

Following on from the success of At Home in Lent, Gordon Giles takes a journey through Advent to Christmas and beyond in the company of familiar seasonal and domestic objects and experiences.

Focusing on the everyday stuff we typically associate with this time of year, including some things not so festive, he reflects on their spiritual significance, meaning and message in today’s world. Beginning with chapters on journeying and travel, the book moves though major Advent themes of expectation, waiting, mortality and hope to the joy of incarnation and salvation.

Gordon Giles is vicar of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Enfield, director of post-ordination training in the Edmonton Episcopal Area, and the chaplain to the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers in the city of London. He is the author of several books, including 'Comings and Goings' (2015) and 'At Home in Lent' (2018) for BRF.

'It is a great idea and an easy read.' The Reader

'Well written and thought provoking, this really is a book for personal devotion which will enable us to make an unusual, though worthwhile, journey.' The Methodist Recorder

'An amiable, slightly talkative companion.' Church Times