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A Time of Fulfillment

Spiritual Reflections for Advent and Christmas

Anselm Grün

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ISBN: 9780814638095, 3809

Details: 144 pgs, 5 x 7
Publication Date: 09/26/2013
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Allow the mystery of Advent and Christmas to touch and transform you. In A Time of Fulfillment: Spiritual Reflections for Advent and Christmas, Anselm Grün brings fresh meaning to the traditional texts of the season and encourages you to experience the deep peace promised by this holy time of year.

Starting with the ancient images of the "O" antiphons, you will rediscover in Advent the profound joy of waiting for Christ's coming. Continuing with the Scriptures of Christmas, you will find new meaning in the mystery of the incarnation.

Make your celebration of Advent and Christmas a powerful time of growth and healing. The simple meditations and spiritual exercises in A Time of Fulfillment will help you remember the closeness of Christ in your heart and renew your faith.

Anselm Grün, OSB, is a monk of the Benedictine abbey of Münsterschwarzach, Germany, where he has been cellarer since 1977. He is the author of many books, lectures, and courses on themes of spiritual life.

ISBN: 9780814638095, 3809

Details: 144 pgs, 5 x 7
Publication Date: 09/26/2013

Reviews

Anselm Grün, beloved Benedictine and spiritual guide for thousands of grateful Christians, here gives us yet another small gem of consolation, instruction, and gentle guidance. As is always true with Grün, the tone is conversational, and the pages rich with allusions and scriptural depth. The result is that as we follow him through these Advent and Christmas lessons, we discover again the authenticity of the ancient seasons, even as we experience once more their unfathomable power to heal and make whole.
Phyllis Tickle, Compiler, The Divine Hours 

This is a book that you will hold onto for future Advents. Each section nourished my heart and spirit.
Fran Rossi Szpylczyn, Catholic writer and lay minister blogging at There Will Be Bread