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How To Be A Perfect Stranger Volume 2

Author : Stuart M. Matlins
ISBN : 1896836291
Genre : Religion
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We live in a remarkably diverse society, and it is increasingly common to be invited to a wedding, funeral or other religious service of a friend, relative or co-worker whose faith is different from our own. Originally published by Jewish Lights Publishing, this easy-to-use guidebook helps the well-meaning guest feel comfortable, participate to the fullest extent possible, and avoid violating anyone's religious principles. Newly revised North American edition now includes Canadian statistics and information.

How To Be A Perfect Stranger African American Methodist Churches

Author : Arthur J. Magida
ISBN : 1893361020
Genre : Religion
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Helps the guest of any other faith to feel comfortable, participate to the fullest extent possible, and avoid violating anyone's religious principles.

How To Be A Perfect Stranger

Author : Stuart M. Matlins
ISBN : 1459693396
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The indispensable guidebook to help the well - meaning guest when visiting other people's religious ceremonies - updated and revised. New edition We North Americans live in a remarkably diverse society, and it's increasingly common to be invited to a wedding, funeral or other religious service of a friend, relative or coworker whose faith is dif...

Finding A Sacred Oasis In Grief

Author : Steven Jeffers
ISBN : 9781138030725
Genre : Medical
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This work includes a foreword by John D Morgan, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Coordinator for Kings College Center for Education about Death and Bereavement, Ontario, Canada. This practical resource guides the reader though all aspects of the grieving process and offers thought-provoking and inspirational advice on support. With exercises, tips, and contacts for further assistance, "Finding a Sacred Oasis in Grief" provides a comprehensive understanding of this potentially difficult and complex topic. It examines different types of grief and various approaches, along with reference guides to particular religions and their traditions adopting a comprehensive, multi-faith approach. Pastoral care providers and religious leaders will find the unique, hands-on approach invaluable, as will members of support organisations and volunteer carers. It is also ideal for seminary and ministry students, counsellors, therapists and other care professionals. "Gives caregivers the tools to help dying and grieving persons face the best and worst that life has to offer. It is the worst, because death means the end of the attachments that make life worthwhile. It is the best, because it shows us what is truly meaningful and important in life. Mortality is a great gift if we have the knowledge and the courtesy to face it." - John D Morgan, in the Foreword.

The Book Of Mormon

Author : Jana Riess
ISBN : 9781594730764
Genre : Religion
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Explores a sacred epic cherished by more than twelve million members of the LDS church as the keystone of their faith, clarifying the religious, political and historical events in the ancient communities of this text and its underlying teachings for today.

The Perfect Stranger S Guide To Funerals And Grieving Practices

Author : Stuart M. Matlins
ISBN : 1893361209
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This complete guide provides all the answers you need to express your condolences and show your respect in the appropriate way regardless of the religious tradition involved, addressing many common concerns about ceremonies and etiquette.

Cassette Books

Author : Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
ISBN : UOM:39015079914472
Genre : Talking books
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The Jewish Book Of Grief And Healing

Author : Stuart M. Matlins
ISBN : 9781580238526
Genre : Religion
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This companion in sorrow offers compassionate guidance for putting the insights of Judaism into practice and finding new strength in ancient traditions. Beloved and respected spiritual leaders from across the Jewish denominational spectrum share insights from their experience, Jewish tradition and their personal encounters with grief and healing.

50 Ways To Pray

Author : Teresa A. Blythe
ISBN : 9781426728242
Genre : Religion
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For individual or group use “It is my hope that this book will provide at least fifty ways you may take steps in a lifelong walk with God. It is written for you, the seeker and sojourner, as well as you, the church leader, youth minister, retreat facilitator, or worship planner. It is for all of us who thought we only knew one way to pray.” --from the introduction The explosion of interest today in Christian mystics, ancient prayer practices, and guided meditations speaks to a need for more hands-on tools that will help us pray in traditional as well as new and exciting ways. This book is intended to address that need. Each of the exercises includes not only instructions on how to use it as a prayer practice, but also some background, an introduction, a statement of intention, and tips to help you become comfortable with the practice. For those of you wanting to lead these practices in a group, there are special instructions and information in the Leader’s Guide at the end of the book. “Rich with wisdom drawn from the wellsprings of Western spirituality, this remarkable book is a sustained experience of spiritual direction offered by a seasoned spiritual guide.” -John S. Mogabgab, editor of Weavings journal "This book does more than point to ways of prayer; it serves as encouragement, guide, and partner for those who want to connect in prayer in ways that move beyond words." -Doug Pagitt, author of BodyPrayer and pastor of Solomon's Porch “This is a basic, balanced, and accessible guide to the variety, promise, and practice of prayer. Read it to deepen your understanding of prayer; use it to deepen your life in God.” -Frederick W. Schmidt, author of What God Wants for Your Life Click here to read a sample Table of Contents Teresa A. Blythe is a writer, spiritual director, and frequent conference speaker on topics of popular culture and spirituality. She has co-authored Meeting God in Virtual Reality and Watching What We Watch, along with numerous essays and reviews for Beliefnet, Spirituality & Health, and Publishers Weekly. Teresa serves as Program Coordinator for the Hesychia School of Spiritual Direction at the Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson, AZ.

Reference Books Bulletin

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