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Stories Behind Christmas by Ace Collins

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Published by Zondervan Publishing Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Holidays - Christmas & Advent,
  • Religious - General,
  • Christianity,
  • Sacred Music,
  • Religion,
  • Inspirational

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages556
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10360540M
ISBN 100310281121
ISBN 109780310281122
OCLC/WorldCa154665843

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The book for review is Stories behind the Great Traditions of Christmas by Ace Collins. This book falls in the genres of religion, holidays, Christmas and history. Have you ever wondered about the history of Christmas when it comes to the items and traditions that people across the world do?/5. The history of Christmas carols. Singing holiday songs goes hand in hand with baking Christmas treats and learning the story of Santa Claus and Rudolph the Red-Nosed : Elisa Roland. Ace Collins "Stories Behind the Best-Loved Songs of Christmas" is a collection of 30 plus essays givning some back story to, shockingly enough, popular and timeless Christmas carols. The carols featured are not poppy AOR faire but more traditional Catholic style songs. Though Rudolph and White Christmas are well represented/5.   In the month of December we hear them in stores, on the radio and at your kid's Christmas concert, but have you ever stopped to think about the stories behind your favorite Christmas carols. While some may seem obvious, the stories surrounding these festive song aren't always. Here are eight unusual stories about popular Christmas songs, that.

Much like The Stories Behind The Best-Loved Songs Of Christmas, The Stories Behind The Great Traditions of Christmas and More Stories Behind The Best Loved Songs of Christmas this new Collins Christmas book will fill a void in the book world. With a look at these secular classics, people who love the music of the season will finally have a. Ace Collins is the writer of more than sixty books, including several bestsellers: Stories Behind the Best-Loved Songs of Christmas, Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas, The Cathedrals, and Lassie: A Dog's in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, he continues to publish several new titles each year, including a series of novels, the first of which is Farraday Road/5(8). Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas brings you the fascinating stories and origins behind Christmas traditions such as the colors of red and green, the Christmas tree, caroling, nativity scenes, the Yule log, gift-giving, stockings, advent wreaths, mistletoe, and traditions of Christmas lend beauty, awe, and hope to the holiday, causing people all over the world to 5/5(4).   Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas (Book): Collins, Ace: Baker & TaylorExamines the people, places, events, stories, and legends that have shaped Christmas traditions in celebration of the birth of van HouseThe fascinating stories and origins behind Christmas traditions such as the colors of red and green, the Christmas tree, caroling, nativity scenes, the Yule .

  The best way to read "Stories Behind the Best-Love Songs of Christmas" would probably be to read one chapter per day for the 31 days before Christmas. But you can also read it straight through, or dip into the chapter that talks about YOUR favorite Christmas a perfect companion to Ace Collins' book, I recommend "Christ in the Carols" by 5/5(5).   Buy a cheap copy of Come Let Us Adore Him: Stories Behind book by Robert J. Morgan. Rob Morgan's unmistakable talent for storytelling continues as he reacquaints people with the Christmas hymns that are so true to the tradition of Christmas. In Free shipping over $/5(1). Get this from a library! Stories behind the great traditions of Christmas. [Ace Collins; Clint Hansen] -- Examines the stories behind the customs and traditions of Christmas including Advent wreaths, holly, Nativity scenes, Yule logs, caroling, and Santa Claus. Behind the Christmas songs we love to sing lie fascinating stories that will enrich your holiday celebration. Taking you inside the nativity of more than 30 favorite songs and carols, Ace Collins introduces you to people you’ve never met, stories you’ve never heard, and meanings you’d never have imagined.