POM: Alexander Shaia – The Mythic Power of Christmas


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The RobCast

"This is the powerful message of Christmas that we need at this point:  That the deepest dark is not the place where grace goes to die, the deepest dark is the place where grace goes to be reborn."
– Alexander Shaia

On this episode of The RobCast, Rob Bell speaks with author and speaker Alexander Shaia about the roots of modern-day Christmas traditions, its Celtic roots and their connection to the earth and cosmos. Alexander is the author of the groundbreaking HarperOne book, The Hidden Power of the Gospels, and Founder of the Blue Door Retreat in Santa Fe, NM.

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About The RobCast Podcast

The RobCast is a weekly podcast by renown author and speaker Rob Bell. His podcast was named "iTunes Best of 2015". He’s been profiled in the New Yorker, toured with Oprah, and in 2011 Time Magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. He has a regular show at Largo, the legendary comedy and music club in Los Angeles, where he lives with wife Kristen and their three kids.