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
£8.99

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.

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: 176
  • 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 Canon Chancellor of Rochester Cathedral. He is the author of several books, including Comings and Goings (2015) and At Home in Lent (2018).

Advent 2020 may turn out to be a journey of watching and waiting in unexpected ways. Gordon Giles’ timely reflections help turn these unexpected times into renewed expectation of the living God.

Rt Revd James Langstaff, Lord Bishop of Rochester and Bishop to HM Prisons

'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