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Review: A Christmas Carol Special Edition  

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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A Christmas Carol Special Edition
The Charles Dickens Classic with Christian Insights and Discussion Questions for Groups and Families

By Charles Dickens, edited by Stephen Skelton
Published by Standard Publishing

Since its publication in 1843, the tale of a miserly old man and the ghosts who visit him has been bringing the true spirit of Christmas into hearts and homes. Whether you've read the story a thousand times or have only seen the movie, A Christmas Carol Special Edition will enrich your enjoyment of this holiday favorite with:

*The complete text of the Charles Dickens classic.
*Annotations offering interesting insight into the story's biblical allusions, the author's faith, and compelling Christian themes throughout.
*Discussion questions designed to engage and promote dialogue among readers of all ages on such subjects as regret, repentance, and redemption.
*A list of related resources to enhance your study.
*Enjoy A Christmas Carol Special Edition in your home, study group, book group, or Advent celebration and learn how to say with Scrooge:

"I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year."

Author Bio
Charles Dickens has held the title of the world's most celebrated nineteenth-century novelist for more than two centuries. Incredibly, his popularity continues to grow today. In addition to A Christmas Carol, his legendary literary works include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities,and Great Expectations.

Stephen Skelton is the producer of a best-selling video-based Bible study series, which includes The Mayberry Bible Study and The Beverly Hillbillies Bible Study. He lives with his family in Nashville, Tennessee.

Our Thoughts:

We love Christmas stories in my house. (Who doesn't?!) One of my favorite Christmas stories is A Christmas Carol, the ultimate classic Christmas story. We thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and enjoyed the added appeal of being able to discuss this book as a family, and use our Christian values to do so. This is a great book for any Christian family who also loves great Christmas classics!

Disclaimer: I was sent the product named above to review. The opinions expressed above are solely my own and yours may differ. Receiving a product will NEVER influence what I write in any review.

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