The title of the book is The First Advent in Palestine, Reversals, Resistance, and the Ongoing Complexity of Hope by Kelley Nikondeha, Broadleaf Books, Minneapolis, 2022. This book is available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Busboys & Poets.
This book explores the political and economic situation in first century Palestine through the lens of the nativity stories in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. Throughout this book the author features the stories of modern-day Palestinians. Advent becomes real in the stories of ancient and modern. Hope in spite of adversity is an Advent message for 2022. Please join us in this discussion.
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