What the Land Already Knows: Winter's Sacred Days

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Loyola Press, 2003 - 114 páginas
In her three-book series that spans the liturgical year, renowned author Phyllis Tickle recalls simple stories from life on her family's farm in Lucy, Tennessee. In these spiritually uplifting and nostalgic memoirs, Tickle records the richness of faith in everyday life. What the Land Already Knows celebrates Advent, Christmas, and the Epiphany. Wisdom in the Waiting reflects on Lent, Easter, and Pentecost. The Graces We Remember provides tales from the end of Pentecost to the beginning of Advent.

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The Vining Wreath
1
Returning to the Wilderness
9
Noel Holy Mother
23
The Joseph Candle
29
Days of Thomas the Doubter
45
Christmas Eve Gift
53
Silly Sallys Gift
65
Down It Comes
73
Name This Child
85
The Light Has Come
93
For All These Things
105
Epilogue
111
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Phyllis Tickle was born on March 12, 1934. She received a B.A. from East Tennessee State University in 1955 and a M.A. from Furman University in 1961. She was best known for launching the religion section of Publishers Weekly in the early 1990s. She also wrote dozens of books on American religion and spirituality including Re-Discovering the Sacred: Spirituality in America, God-Talk in America, The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why, and The Age of the Spirit: How the Ghost of an Ancient Controversy Is Shaping the Church. She died months after being diagnosed with lung cancer on September 22, 2015 at the age of 81.

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