In PRISM's Book Bag: Gloria Gaither's HE STARTED THE WHOLE WORLD SINGING (Warner Faith Books)

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Of this lovely collectable Christmas book, Charles Colson writes: "What better way to capture the spirit of this glorious season than this offering of a Gaither family Christmas? Gloria Gaither's Christmas lyrics quickly become everybody's favorite songs of the season. Here Gloria explores the meaning behind the lyrics and the stories of how they came to be written."

"And for a real treat, Gloria shares 18 of her favorite seasonal recipes sure to make your mouth water. In this ideal Christmas celebration, you can almost hear the fire crackling, smell the turkey and cinnamon buns baking, and, just maybe, notice the swish of angel wings."

"This book, written by my dear friend Gloria Gaither, one of the great lyric writers of contemporary life, will warm your hearts with her stories of the incarnation."

We think so, too. It also includes a CD of 10 newly recorded Gaither Christmas favorites. Available at bookstores or from

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