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The Resource Sacred stories : wisdom from world religions, Marilyn McFarlane

Sacred stories : wisdom from world religions, Marilyn McFarlane

Label
Sacred stories : wisdom from world religions
Title
Sacred stories
Title remainder
wisdom from world religions
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn McFarlane
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides children with an introduction to world religions, combining easy-to-understand descriptions with illustrations and retellings of traditional tales from faiths including Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McFarlane, Marilyn
Dewey number
201/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL80.3
LC item number
.M44 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religions
  • Storytelling
Label
Sacred stories : wisdom from world religions, Marilyn McFarlane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Buddhism : The birth of the Buddha -- The Buddha and the bodhi tree -- The mustard seed -- The enchanted lake -- The golden elephant. Christianity : The birth of Jesus -- The good Samaritan -- Loaves and fishes -- Mary, Martha, and Lazarus -- The resurrection. Hinduism : The birth of Krishna -- Shiva, Parvati, and the elephant god Ganesh -- Rama, Sita, and the ten thousand monkeys -- Devi and the buffalo demon -- The birth of the Ganges. Islam : Adam, Abraham, and the sacred stone -- Muhammad, messenger of God -- A boy of courage -- The dog at the well -- The miraculous night ride. Judaism : Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden -- The great flood -- Moses in the bulrushes -- David and Goliath -- Joseph and the coat of many colors. Native American : Grandmother Spider brings the sun -- How coyote got his name -- Buffalo woman's gift -- Turtle Island -- Raven and Fog Woman. Sacred Earth : Gaia creates herself -- The wheel of the year -- Mella and the python healer -- Inanna in the underworld -- Demeter and Persephone
Control code
ocn727511715
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
Aladdin/Beyond Words ed.
Extent
xiii, 178 pages
Isbn
9781582703343
Lccn
2011020561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Sacred stories : wisdom from world religions, Marilyn McFarlane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Buddhism : The birth of the Buddha -- The Buddha and the bodhi tree -- The mustard seed -- The enchanted lake -- The golden elephant. Christianity : The birth of Jesus -- The good Samaritan -- Loaves and fishes -- Mary, Martha, and Lazarus -- The resurrection. Hinduism : The birth of Krishna -- Shiva, Parvati, and the elephant god Ganesh -- Rama, Sita, and the ten thousand monkeys -- Devi and the buffalo demon -- The birth of the Ganges. Islam : Adam, Abraham, and the sacred stone -- Muhammad, messenger of God -- A boy of courage -- The dog at the well -- The miraculous night ride. Judaism : Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden -- The great flood -- Moses in the bulrushes -- David and Goliath -- Joseph and the coat of many colors. Native American : Grandmother Spider brings the sun -- How coyote got his name -- Buffalo woman's gift -- Turtle Island -- Raven and Fog Woman. Sacred Earth : Gaia creates herself -- The wheel of the year -- Mella and the python healer -- Inanna in the underworld -- Demeter and Persephone
Control code
ocn727511715
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
Aladdin/Beyond Words ed.
Extent
xiii, 178 pages
Isbn
9781582703343
Lccn
2011020561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

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