Martin Luther's Christmas Book
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Martin Luther's conception of the Nativity found expression in sermon, song, and art. This beautiful new gift edition of a classic collection combines all three.
Luther vividly portrays the human realism of the Nativity: Mary's distress at giving birth with no midwife or water; Joseph's misgivings; the Wise Men's perplexity; and Herod's cunning.
Throughout, Luther suggests the question: If we had lived in Bethlehem when Jesus was born, would we have believed that this newborn baby was God in human form? And he reminds us that keeping Christmas is a year-around mission of caring for those in need.
Nine elegant illustrations by Luther's contemporaries capture timeless scenes from the Christmas story.
This treasure is the perfect way to celebrate Christmas in light of the Reformation 500 anniversary!