This book is a "thoughtful and inspiriting collection of meditations from the most gifted Anglican writers of the past six hundred years. 'Love Came Down' draws on the best sermons, books, poems and hymns by these writers, to provide a reading for every day in Advent and for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Writers include Christina Rossetti, R.W. Church, F.D. Maurice, John Donne, Jeremy Taylor, Madeleine L'Engle, Thomas Traherne, William Law, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and many others." -- back cover.