Light of the World : a beginner's guide to advent

Levinw, Amy-Jill.

Abingdon, 2019.

1 Book, 1 Leader Guide, 1 DVD with four 10-13 minute video segments.

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4 Sessions/ 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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ISBN:

978-1-50188435-1

Author:

Levinw, Amy-Jill.

Title:

Light of the World : a beginner's guide to advent.

Publisher:

Abingdon, 2019.

Physical:

1 Book, 1 Leader Guide, 1 DVD with four 10-13 minute video segments.

Summary:

4 Sessions/ 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.

Subject:

Advent

Subject:

Study--Advent Study

Subject:

Study--Adult Study

Subject:

Jesus--Birth

Subject:

Jewish Authors.

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