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My Friends' Beliefs: A Young Reader's Guide to World Religions
Synopses & Reviews
Do you wonder what goes on inside a church, a temple, or a mosque? Do you find it strange that some of your friends worship on Saturday and others on Sunday? Why are young Buddhist's heads shaved? What do you suppose is meant by "speaking in tongues"?
Worshipers tread many different paths in their search for peace, love and eternal happiness. This book will tell you about the most familiar paths or faiths, and about some of the lesser-known faiths, too.
-- New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, 1989
"This may be one of the best approaches to encouraging enlightened tolerance". — V. "Useful overview of religions today" — KR. 1988.
About the Author
Hiley H. Ward takes us across the United States to visit various worshiping groups. At each stop we meet a young person who shares with us the special ceremony that marks one's coming-of-age in his or her own faith.
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