Light to the Darkness
Lessons and Carols, Public and Private
By (author) Katerina Katsarka Whitley
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Light to the Darkness by Katerina Katsarka Whitley
Book DescriptionLight to the Darkness is a fresh interpretation of the well-loved Advent tradition of Lessons and Carols. Replacing the usual scriptural readings from the Old and New Testaments are first-person dramatic monologues based on these and other passages of scripture. Special emphasis is given to the role of the prophets, pointing the way to the Messiah and offering guidance to the Hebrew people, while providing very contemporary guidance for the 21st-century. With a reading for each day of Advent, churches can choose pieces for their services of Lessons and Carols, while individuals can use the book for private devotions. Suggested music for these services is also included, encompassing a broad range of selections to accommodate parishes' needs and abilities. Katerina Whitley, a native of Thessaloniki, Greece, is an adjunct instructor at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. She is the author of Speaking for Ourselves: Voices of Biblical Women; Seeing for Ourselves: Biblical Women Who Met Jesus; and Walking the Way of Sorrows. She lives in Vilas, North Carolina. You may also like: Run, Shepherds, Run: Poems for Advent and Christmas L. William Countryman More Details Waiting for the Wonder: Voices of Advent Katerina Katsarka Whitley More Details What We Do in Advent: An Anglican Kids' Activity Book Anne E. Kitch, Illustrated by Dorothy Perez More Details
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780819223173
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Morehouse Publishing
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Katerina Katsarka Whitley
Waiting for the Wonder, Paperback (September 2006)
Each of these meditations assumes the persona of one individual - from Mary's mother Anna, to her cousin Elizabeth, to the midwife who assisted at the birth of Jesus, and so on. The perfect size for individual Advent devotionals.
Walking the Way of Sorrows, Paperback (January 2004)
Each year on Good Friday, Christian congregations all over the world walk the Stations of the Cross, a commemoration of Jesus walk to Calvary. This work provides a fresh resource for congregations and individuals who want to explore the meaning of these Stations more deeply.
Speaking for Ourselves, Paperback (November 1998)» View all books by Katerina Katsarka Whitley
Provocative dramatic monologues allow Biblical women to tell their own stories as the author puts herself in the shoes of the Virgin Mary, Miriam, Mary Magdalene, Elizabeth, the Syrophoenician or Canaanite woman, Lydia, Ruth, Gomer, Michal, Tamar, and Peter's wife.
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