One of the masterworks of twentieth century Jewish scholarship was Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews, or, more accurately, Legends of the Bible... For scholars, Ginzberg's book is a monumental work of research. But for the general reader, it is a gateway into a world, a world where the imagination roamed and the spirit was free... The Bible will never be the same for you again, if you do.
You might not believe it, but values and virtues are important to children these days. They don’t claim to totally understand what they are, but they’d like to know more about them. Values and virtues can be rather abstract concepts to define; yet at a time when children are starting to develop their own independence and ideals, The Values & Virtues Book can be an excellent and useful resource.
The Blurry Rules Book is all about ethics. Explain THAT to an 8- to 12-year-old girl! Author, Nancy Rue, approaches the subject by talking about those gray areas and hard-to-answer questions that aren’t so clearly addressed in the Ten Commandments. Children clearly understand "Thou shalt not kill", but what about "thou shalt not hate the guts of the girl who deliberately snubs you?
Sometimes it's hard to orientate on all situations and historical facts in the New Testament, as one enters the time and place of Jesus and His disciples. There are confusing practices, new people groups, and even unexplained religious conflicts. How did it all come about?
TheÂ Western civilization is masculine and dominated by masculine values: cold objectivity, reason, power, efficiency and competition. This means the suppression of other values in the sphere of irrationality and subjectivity: sentiments, emotions, personal relationships...
This is the second book of the series One story a Day, a series of twelve books with funny, cultural, historical and scientific stories for children of 8 years and older. One book for each month of the year to develop a love for reading!
When Lee Strobel was a high school freshman, science convinced him that God did not exist. Since then, however, incredible scientific discoveries have not only helped restore Lee's faith, but have strengthened it.