New Holiday Book Release from Anamchara Books

Bruce Epperly has written a book to guide readers through the 12 days of Christmas, using insights from Madeleine L'Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time.

Online PR News – 30-November-2018 – Vestal, NY – I WONDER AS I WANDER
The 12 Days of Christmas with Madeleine L'Engle

This new book from Bruce Epperly, the author of more than 45 books on spirituality, combines his own insights, the message of Christmas, and images and quotes from Madeleine L'Engle, author of "A Wrinkle in Time."

The book offers a guide through the hectic Christmas season, encouraging readers to wonder—to imagine big possibilities and ask important questions—as they "wander" outside their typical comfort zones into a new experience of the radical, hope-filled message of Christmas.

According to Epperly, the same sense of wonder and adventure that is found in the fantasy books of Madeleine L'Engle is also contained within the Christmas story. "In today's world of Christian reactionary movements and nation-first ideologies," he says, "we need to re-imagine the meaning of Christmas. We need a Christmas that is both Christ-centered and planetary conscious."

As readers "wonder and wander" through the pages of his book, Epperly points them toward "a strong, planetary-healing faith that includes an openness to adventure." Religion, he insists, was not meant to be "a haven of stability but a highway to new possibilities, which propel us to deeper experiences of the Holy."

"This is the third book we have published by Bruce Epperly," says Ellyn Sanna, Anamchara Books' executive editor. "It's a lovely companion to his other Christmas book, The Work of Christmas: The 12 Days of Christmas with Howard Thurman. We've also just released a longer book by Bruce, Become Fire! Guideposts for Interspiritual Pilgrims. All three books contain his trademark joyful affirmation of a luminous spirituality that provides practical guidance as we confront the crises of our time."

Bruce Epperly is pastor of South Congregational Church, Centerville, Massachusetts, and a professor in theology and spirituality at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC. He lives on Cape Cod, where he is an avid beach walker, grandparent, husband, father, and advocate for environmental care.

I WONDER AS I WANDER: The 12 Days of Christmas with Madeleine L'Engle, as well as Bruce Epperly's other books, are available from Amazon Books ( Bulk orders of 10 more can be ordered from at a 50% discount.