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For over fifty years L'Engle has been delighting and inspiring readers with her warm elouent prose and inspirational poetry She continues this tradition with Bright Evening Star a personal reflection of the mystery and majesty of the Inca. The story of Jesus birth has been oversentimentalized until it no longer has the ring of truth and once we d sentimentalized it we could commercialize it and so forget what Christmas is really about L Engle believes in the power of storytelling and in this short volume of memoir she retells the life story of Jesus and recalls her own experiences with suffering and joy losing her father young his lungs damaged by poison gas in WWI and the death of her husband of 40 years versus the sustaining nature of family love and late life friendships Chapters 4 and 5 are particular highlightsL Engle 1918 2007 was not at all your average American Christian raised in the Episcopal tradition she didn t even encounter Evangelicalism until her mid forties and she doesn t understand the focus on creationism and sexual morality If God s time is different from ours couldn t evolution make sense And why this obsession which has been creeping up on us for what goes on below the waist I want to know what is in the heart and mind She also writes about free will and the adoration of Mary and how A Wrinkle in Time rejected by many a publisher was her fable of light in the midst of darknessThe title comes from The New Zealand Prayer Book which also gives helpful alternate names for the persons of the Trinity Earth Maker Pain Bearer Life Giver This isn t a particularly Christmas y book but it still lends itself to being read a chapter at a time during Advent This edition seems to have been hurriedly repackaged with an iffy foreword from John Tesh which makes it seem New Agey than it really isSome other favorite lines Christ in being born as Jesus broke into time for us so that time will never be the same again Family can be a movable feast It can be a group of friends sitting around the dining table for an evening It can be one or two people coming to stay with me for a few nights or a few weeks It should be the church and I am grateful that my church is a small church

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Bright Evening Star Mystery of the Incarnation Wheaton Literary Series

Rnation 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. Why did I wake at 3am last night I don t know I am so grateful that this book called to me from the Jacob s Ladder of unread books next to my bed L Engle not only saw the universe for everything it is she had the ability and the courage to share her vision She s my mentornew review 20 Sep 2012 I suppose this is a good one to keep next to the bed because here I am again It s so obvious that she was influenced by Bach s music The rhythm of her words dances and flows like a fugue and variations as she flows in and out of ideas and visions leading us further and bringing us home againIt s said that you will never change anyone s mind by what you say and I find that L Engle never changes mine but she elaborates and expands what I had tucked in the uiet corners all along30 dec 2016 How I wish I d known her in this life

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Closer relationship with Jesus Christmas says Madeleine L'Engle should be a time of awed silence If you're looking for a uniue and Christ centered Christmas meditation Bright Evening Star will be a rich and delightful discovery year roun. I do not understand the incarnation I rejoice in it


10 thoughts on “Bright Evening Star Mystery of the Incarnation Wheaton Literary Series

  1. says:

    “The story of Jesus’ birth has been oversentimentalized until it no longer has the ring of truth and once we’d sentimentalized it we could commercialize it and so forget what Christmas is really about” L’Engle believes in the power

  2. says:

    Oh that MadeleineAs a master storyteller herself L'Engle helps the reader to view the gospels through a different lens true story How do we read stories that are common to us? L'Engle helps us turn the gemstone and see a different facet I love that about herThere are absolutely things I disagree with in L'Engle's writing

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    “Sometimes Madeleine writes things that are a littleout there When you come across those parts don’t get hung up Just say to yourself Ha ha Oh that Madeleine and keep reading” Judy HougenI loved this uote Addie Zierman added to the foreword After reading several books by Madeleine L’Engle recently I can honestly

  4. says:

    Another thoughtful book by M L'Engle Her writing is easy and almost conversational I do like that Her Christian perspective is influenced by her

  5. says:

    L'Engle's analysis of the Incarnation is part autobiography and part theography It's a wonderful story of choosing love o

  6. says:

    Why did I wake at 3am last night? I don't know I am so grateful that this book called to me from the Jacob's Ladder of unread books next to my bed L'Engle not only saw the universe for everything it is she had the ability a

  7. says:

    I really wanted to love this bookI do love Madeleine L’Engle for her conversational style her honest and wrestling faith her acceptance and even reverence of the things that reside for now in the realm of ‘mystery’also her love

  8. says:

    Will likely become an annual addition to my Advent Devotional

  9. says:

    I do not understand the incarnation I rejoice in it

  10. says:

    I like that Madeleine L'Engle can't be put in a box Madeleine thinks like Madeleine To me the best part of this book was when she described how her thinking about God was influenced by her family and by the thinking boxes she encountered in various schools and churches As much as I admire her strong voice her writing doesn't usually draw me in and win me over It's all head and I want heart This book is no exception Br

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