Faith: Five Religions and What They Share (Hardcover)

Five Religions and What They Share

By Richard Steckel, Michele Steckel, Richard Steckel (Illustrator)

Kids Can Press, 9781554537501, 36pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2012

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Description

This kid-friendly exploration of faith provides a superb overview of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. Young readers will learn about different aspects of each religion, including historical origins and beliefs, holy texts, religious clothing and places of worship. They will also find out about the values, customs and symbols all five religions share, such as the golden rule, charity, prayer and candles. Straightforward, simple text makes the content interesting and accessible, as do the vivid photos of children around the world. Parents and teachers will find Faith an invaluable tool for teaching youngsters tolerance and respect for people of different beliefs.


About the Author

Dr. Richard Steckel, cofounder and executive producer of the Milestones Project?, is internationally recognized as a consultant and speaker on nonprofit social enterprise and for-profit social marketing. He and his wife, Michele (Shelli) Steckel, conceived the Milestones Project in 1998 and have since traveled the world capturing the images and stories of more than 60,000 children in 28 countries.Michele (Shelli) Steckel is the producer and cofounder of the Milestones Project?. She is a sensitive photo editor, master ?picture finder? and talented photographer specializing in context photographs. While traveling the globe for the past several decades, she has developed countless friendships with individuals, families, doctors and non-governmental organizations all committed to creating a better world free of hatred and intolerance.Dr. Richard Steckel, cofounder and executive producer of the Milestones Project?, is internationally recognized as a consultant and speaker on nonprofit social enterprise and for-profit social marketing. He and his wife, Michele (Shelli) Steckel, conceived the Milestones Project in 1998 and have since traveled the world capturing the images and stories of more than 60,000 children in 28 countries.
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