A Way to the Heart of Christmas, with its carefully selected extracts from many different writers, gives us a chance to discover the spiritual depth of the Christmas message.It offers us a glimpse of a few of the strands of this awe inspired symphony raised up by a grateful people which, aware that God now lives with us, "had to write a poem."
The beauty of Christmas touches everyone. Perhaps, however, we need help in penetrating the truth at the heart of this beauty--a truth that is ageless and always up to date. A Way to the Heart of Christmas does just that. With its carefully selected extracts from many different writers, it gives us a chance to discover the spiritual depth of the Christmas message. It is in a way the perfect Christmas present--for others, for ourselves, or even for the babe himself who wants nothing more than for us to enter into his mystery. Selected writings from Augustine of Hippo, Karl Barth, Joseph Card. Bernardin, Helder Camara, Carlo Carretto, Francis of Assisi, Langston Hughes, John of the Cross, C. S. Lewis, Chiara Lubich Martin Luther, Thomas Merton, John Milton, Karl Rahner, Roger Schutz Elizabeth Ann Seton, Edith Stein Mother Teresa, Jean Vanier and many others.