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Hidden Christmas

The Surprising Truth behind the Birth of Christ

By Timothy Keller

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One of bestselling New York pastor Tim Keller's most popular Christmas sermons, expanded and published in a beautiful gift edition.

One of bestselling New York pastor Tim Keller's most popular Christmas sermons, expanded and published in a beautiful gift edition.

The New Testament begins not with a dramatic narrative or lofty poetry but with a genealogy. Provocatively, Matthew's gospel includes women in Jesus' family line - something that wasn't customary in an ancient culture, where women were largely powerless and uninfluential.

In this surprising take on the Christmas story, Tim Keller reveals how, by focusing on the women in Jesus' birth narratives, a colourful, scandalous, and refreshing tale of grace emerges.

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  • ISBN: 9781473642584
  • Publication date: 17 Nov 2016
  • Page count: 160
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
In this surprising take on the Christmas story, the author reveals how, by focusing on the women in the Christmas narratives, a colourful, scandalous and refreshing tale of grace emerges. — The Methodist Recorder
A short hardback gift book that covers a great deal of ground. — The Church Times
Family devotional suggestion — Christian Today
The reading of this book led me to a deeper appreciation of the grace given to me. For the non- Christian reader this book may well be transformational. I believe this would be an excellent book to give to those who are seeking... Keller displays a great gift in being able to take complex theological subject and explain them with clarity and simplicity, making the message accessible to everyone. — Presbyterian Herald
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