Bright Evening Star: Mystery of the Incarnation

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H. Shaw, 1997 - Religion - 165 pages
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For over fifty years, L'Engle has been delighting and inspiring readers with her warm, eloquent prose, and inspirational poetry. She continues this tradition with Bright Evening Star, a personal reflection of the mystery and majesty of the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. Bright Evening Star provides a glimpse into the life stories of this prolific author and her encounters with God. With a foreword by John Tesh, L'Engle invites us on a spiritual adventure that leads to hope, joy, and a closer relationship with Jesus. "Christmas," says Madeleine L'Engle, "should be a time of awed silence." If you're looking for a unique and Christ-centered Christmas meditation, Bright Evening Star will be a rich and delightful discovery -- year round!

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Review: Bright Evening Star: Mystery of the Incarnation

User Review  - Erika RS - Goodreads

This is one of L'Engle's non-fiction works, somewhat in the style of the Crosswicks journals in so far as it is semi-autobiographical and is more a set of reflections than the development of a thesis ... Read full review

Review: Bright Evening Star: Mystery of the Incarnation

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

Madeleine L'Engle's faith memoir captures her mystical, prayerful Christian experience. She writes in a freewheeling style and struggles to convey the powerful presence of the Incarnation, God's love ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Madeleine L'Engle is the author of more than forty-five books for all ages, among them the beloved A Wrinkle in Time, awarded the Newbery Medal; A Ring of Endless Light, a Newbery Honor Book; A Swiftly Tilting Planet, winner of the American Book Award; and the Austin family series of which Troubling a Star is the fifth book. L'Engle was named the 1998 recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards award, honoring her lifetime contribution in writing for teens.

Ms. L'Engle was born in 1918 in New York City, late in her parents' lives,an only child growing up in an adult world. Her father was a journalist who had been a foreign correspondent, and although he suffered from mustard gas poisoning in World War I, his work still took him abroad a great deal. Her mother was a music

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