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Sacred Stories: Wisdom from World Religions


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andlt;b andgt;This comprehensive collection of timeless and powerful stories puts the wisdom of world religions in the hands of young readers.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;When attempting to find a simple, engaging, and unbiased approach to world religions for her own family, Marilyn McFarlane discovered such a book did not exist. Understanding how important it is for children to build both respect for and knowledge of a variety of religions, regardless of their own faith, McFarlane created andlt;iandgt;Sacred Stories: Wisdom from World Religionsandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Each captivating story and accompanying sidebar facts and spot illustrations brings to life the key tenets of a particular belief system, while the comprehensive glossary and resource list enable readers to expand their explorations. Including easy-to-understand descriptions and essential stories from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Native American, and Sacred Earth,andlt;iandgt; Sacred Storiesandlt;/iandgt; is perfect for parents and teachers who want to expand young readersand#8217; understanding of world traditions.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;The simple, informative, unbiased language of andlt;iandgt;Sacred Storiesandlt;/iandgt;, combined with its comprehensive resource list and glossary, makes it an ideal learning tool for teachers, librarians, and other educators.andlt;/Bandgt;

About the Author

Marilyn McFarlane, raised in a devoutly religious family, always had an interest in the diversity of world faiths. During her journeys as an author and travel writer, Marilyn continued her education by exploring sacred sitesand#8212;Hindu temples in India, European cathedrals, Buddhist shrines, neo-Pagan altars, mosques in Morocco, and many more.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; With the firm belief that understanding othersand#8217; faiths can lead to tolerance, acceptance, and peace, and an equally firm belief in the power of story, Marilyn wrote andlt;iandgt;Sacred Storiesandlt;/iandgt;. A mother and grandmother, she lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, two cats, and many books. andlt;BRandgt;Learn more about Marilynand#8217;s work at:

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Mcfarlane, Marilyn
Beyond Words Publishing
McFarlane, Marilyn
Berg, Caroline O.
Children s Religion-Christianity
Religion Comparative-General
Children s Religion-General
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from 4 up to 9
f-c matte film jacket w- spot gloss; ban
7 x 5 in
Age Level:
from 9 up to 14

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