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The Kids Book of World Religions

Author : Jennifer Glossop
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Explains the basic beliefs, customs, and rituals of twelve different world religions, and includes information about tribal and native religions of Africa, North America, and Australia.

The Oxford Children s A to Z of World Religions

Author : Anita Ganeri
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Contains explanations of places, people and terms connected with religion.

The Lion Encyclopedia of World Religions

Author : David Self
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Provides information about the beliefs, texts, stories, prayers, and important people of the world's major religions, including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, and new age movements.

Religions of the World for Kids

Author : Shalu Sharma
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This book was written with the sole purpose of explaining the most popular and important religions of the world. However, there is no one superior religion or belief system in this world. All of the religions that have been developed throughout the ages were based on the cultures and values of the people from those time periods. Their ways of thinking then got passed down to future generations of people through the use of holy books and scriptures. You don't necessarily have to believe in any particular God or religion to adapt a belief system similar to the religions of this book. If you have read through the descriptions of each religion then you will understand that most of them have one thing in common. They are all about teaching people how to act better in their lives by treating others fairly and with kindness. Without some kind of religion or belief system, then people would just wander around thinking they could do whatever they wanted without any consequences. You may think that we have police and laws to control people, but where do you think those laws originated from? Many of our modern day laws come from religious beliefs, like do not kill, do not steal and do not abuse others. We also have many politicians and government leaders who are religious and they create their laws based on the religious teachings they were taught as a child. This is how much impact religion has on our lives, whether you are religious yourself or not. The religions mentioned in this book are the oldest and most popular religions of the modern world. Table of contents: What is religion? Types of religion What is God? Christianity Islam Hinduism Buddhism Atheism Sikhism Judaism Bahai Faith Confucianism Jainism Zoroastrianism Shinto Wicca Shamanism Taoism Message from the author

Talking to God

Author : Demi
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How do Jews, Christians, and Muslims pray? What about Hindus and Buddhists, Taoists and Shintoists, Africans and American Indians? How do each of them pray? Find out in award-winning author Demi's beautifully illustrated book of prayers for children. Taking readers on an exciting journey across the globe, it celebrates the life of prayer shared by all the world's religions. Also included are an author's preface and an appendix with notes on the prayers and illustrations.

Confucianism as a World Religion

Author : Anna Sun
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Is Confucianism a religion? If so, why do most Chinese think it isn't? From ancient Confucian temples, to nineteenth-century archives, to the testimony of people interviewed by the author throughout China over a period of more than a decade, this book traces the birth and growth of the idea of Confucianism as a world religion. The book begins at Oxford, in the late nineteenth century, when Friedrich Max Müller and James Legge classified Confucianism as a world religion in the new discourse of "world religions" and the emerging discipline of comparative religion. Anna Sun shows how that decisive moment continues to influence the understanding of Confucianism in the contemporary world, not only in the West but also in China, where the politics of Confucianism has become important to the present regime in a time of transition. Contested histories of Confucianism are vital signs of social and political change. Sun also examines the revival of Confucianism in contemporary China and the social significance of the ritual practice of Confucian temples. While the Chinese government turns to Confucianism to justify its political agenda, Confucian activists have started a movement to turn Confucianism into a religion. Confucianism as a world religion might have begun as a scholarly construction, but are we witnessing its transformation into a social and political reality? With historical analysis, extensive research, and thoughtful reflection, Confucianism as a World Religion will engage all those interested in religion and global politics at the beginning of the Chinese century.

Story of Religion

Author : Alex Woolf
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Growing Up Global

Author : Homa Sabet Tavangar
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In today’s increasingly interconnected world, how do we prepare our children to succeed and to become happy, informed global citizens? A mother of three, Homa Sabet Tavangar has spent her career helping governments develop globally oriented programs and advising businesses on how to thrive abroad. In Growing Up Global, Tavangar shares with all of us her “parenting toolbox” to help give our children a vital global perspective. Whether you’re mastering a greeting in ten different languages, throwing an internationally themed birthday party, or celebrating a newfound holiday, Growing Up Global provides parents and children with a rich, exciting background for exploring and connecting with far-flung nations they may have only heard about on television. Inside you’ll discover • fun activities, games, and suggestions for movies, music, books, magazines, service activities, and websites for expanding your family’s worldview • simple explanations that will help your children grasp the diversity of world faiths • creative ways to gain geography literacy • handy lists of celebrations and customs that offer a fascinating look at how people from different cultures around the world live everyday life Growing Up Global is a book that parents, grandparents, and teachers can turn to again and again for inspiration and motivation as they strive to open the minds of children everywhere. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Who Believes What

Author : Anna Wills
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An information-packed and visually rich introduction to five major world religions and cultural practices

Atheism for Kids

Author : Jessica Thorpe
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Atheism For Kids is a fun and beautifully-illustrated book written for children who are exploring religious ideas in an increasingly secular world. Atheism For Kids asks open-ended and non-judgmental questions about religion, with suggestions for how we might choose to live if we opt for an atheist or humanist lifestyle instead.

Encyclopedia of Religious and Spiritual Development

Author : Elizabeth M. Dowling
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The Encyclopedia of Religious and Spiritual Development is the first reference work to focus on the developmental process of religion and spirituality across the human life span. Spiritual development is an important part of human development that has links to identity development, moral development, and civic engagement. This innovative Encyclopedia offers insight into the characteristics of people and their contexts that interact to influence religious and spiritual development over time. Editors Elizabeth M. Dowling and W. George Scarlett provide readers with glimpses into the religious and spiritual developmental trajectories of people from all over the world, from many different religious and spiritual backgrounds.

My Religion Your Religion

Author : Lisa Bullard
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When David's friend invites him to a service at a Jewish synagogue, David feels nervous. But soon David discovers that learning about different religions is fun. How are religions similar? How are they different?

My Buddhist Year

Author : Cath Senker
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Briefly discusses Buddhism and its teachings and describes a variety of Buddhist festivals, including New Year, Parinirvana, Hana Matsuri, and Kathina.

December Holidays from around the World Holidays Kids Book Children s Around the World Books

Author : Baby Professor
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Did you know that Christmas is not the only holiday celebrated in December? Yes, Christmas is acerbated around the world but in specific regions globally, they have their own December celebrations too. This book will introduce some of them. Knowing these facts will help pain a picture of worldwide diversity in beliefs and cultures. Read a copy today!

World Religions Is There a Meaning for You

Author : Ron Forbes
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Amazon Best Seller Won the eLit Silver Award, Religion (East & West) 2014, Dalai Lama took Gold! A book about Faith - the faith you have, want to know about, choose, or lose. The untold story through the ages to 'cults', war and consumerism today. Value in work, relationships, or interfaith.

The Handy Answer Book for Kids and Parents

Author : Gina Misiroglu
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Kids ask the darndest things . . . and here are the answers—all in one helpful book! Anyone who has ever been a kid, raised a kid, or spent any time with kids knows that asking questions is a critical part of growing up. Kids have curious minds and they come up with some very interesting questions. But the truth is adults don't always know the answers. The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents) comes to the rescue. Written with a child's imagination in mind, this easy-to-understand book is a launching pad for curious young minds and a life raft for parents at wits end. It addresses nearly 800 queries with enough depth and detail to both satisfy the curiosity of persistent young inquisitors and provide parents with a secure sense of a job well done. It'll equip every parent for those difficult, absurd, or sometimes funny questions from their kids, such as Is there life on Mars? Do rivers ever dry up? Why are there wars? Is there such a thing as a funny bone? Why do dogs bark? Why is the sky blue? Why do people have to grow old? Why do people speak different languages?


Author : John Hawkins (Children's book writer)
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For thousands of years, religion has dominated the political, economic, and sociological history of lmankind - and continues to do so today. This book looks at the fascinating stories of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism and examines the way in which they express themselves in the modern world.

World Faiths Christianity

Author : Trevor Barnes
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Christianity is practiced by almost a third of the world's population. World Faiths: Christianity tells the story of Jesus and examines how different festivals, including Christmas and Easter, are celebrated around the globe. It also explores the many divisions within Christianity, as well as the architecture of the world's great cathedrals and churches.

Can I Really Relate

Author : Darrell Pearson
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Your youth group is like no other-so a cookie-cutter curriculum just won't do. With a single book you have the basics for 15 complete sessions-and you can put it all together in a way that works for you. Each topic has been developed by ministry experts to be teen-relevant and spiritually enriching. Each five-session book also includes a 14-point plan for customizing your program, a selection of ice breakers, thought provokers, reproducible handouts, and an encouraging how-to article from well-known youth ministry experts! Can I Really Relate? Parent Pains--Bringing Some Peace to Your Place (Shows kids how to work out conflicts over rules, trust, and their growing need for independence. Discover practical "household hints" from God's Word.) Extreme Friendship--Mind-Blowing Ideas about Friendship from Jesus' Own Life (Challenges teens to be the kind of friend Jesus was on earth.) Which Way to God?--What Other Religions Believe (Helps kids understand classmates and neighbors who believe in Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Learn to respect others and share their own faith with them.) Features: 400+ options for full customization 15 sessions with reproducible resources

Everyone Prays

Author : Alexis York Lumbard
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"Christians, Jews, and Muslims all pray. So do Hindus and Buddhists. Many others pray too.” So begins Everyone Prays, a bright and colorful concept book celebrating the diverse ways that people pray. In a vibrant yet accessible manner, young readers are transported on a visual tour across the globe. They will discover the Native American sun dance ceremony, visit the sacred sites in Jerusalem, behold the Shinto shrines in Japan, watch Maasai dances in Kenya, see pilgrimages to the river Ganges in India, and much, much more. With an appendix to help answer questions children might have, Everyone Prays offers young hearts and minds a chance to learn that although people from other places and cultures may seem different, we all share the diverse world of faith and prayer. And what a bright and beautiful world it is!