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Books

-- World Religions
Specific Religions
Spirituality
Thich Nhat Hahn Series
Education and Peace
Prayer Practices
Children's Books

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WORLD RELIGIONS

Agape Love - A Tradition Found in Eight World Religions
by Sir John Templeton
Templeton Foundation Press, Radnor, PN, 1999

At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden
by Yossi Klein Halevi
William Morrow, New York, NY, 2001

(The) Coming - United Religions
by William E. Swing
CoNexus Press, Ada, MI, 1998

(The) Complete Idiot’s Guide to the World’s Religions
by Brandon Toropov and Fr. Luke Buckles, O.P.
Alphabooks, New York, NY, 1997

Eastern Paths and the Christian Way
by Paul Clasper
Orbis Books, New York, NY, 1980

Essence of Religion
by Allison L. Bayles
Galde Press, Inc., St. Paul, MN, 1993

(The) Handy Religon Answer Book
by John Renard
The Visual Ink Press, Canton, MI, 2002

How to Be a Perfect Stranger Vol. 1
edited by Arthur J. Magida and Stuart M. Matlins
Skylight Paths Publishing, Woodstock, VT, 1999

(The) Illustrated Book of Sacred Scriptures
by Timothy Freke
Quest Books, Wheaton, IL, 1998

LIFE - Holy Lands - One Place, Three Faiths
edited by Robert Sullivan
Time Inc. Home Entertainment, www.LIFE.com, 2002

Oneness - Great Principles Shared by All Religions
by Jeffrey Moses
Fawcett Columbine, New York, NY, 1989, 2002

(The) Portable World Bible
edited by Robert O. Ballou
Penguin Books, New York, NY, 19144, 1972

Religion for Dummies
by Rabbi Marc Gellman and Monsignor Thomas Hartman
Wiley Publishing, Indianapolis, IN, 2002

Sourcebook of the World’s Religions
edited by Joel Beversluis
New World Library, Novato, CA, 1993

Spirituality for Dummies
by Sharon Janis
Hungry Minds, New York, NY, 2000

World Religions
by F.G. Herod
Argus Communications, Argus, IL, 1975

(The) World’s Religions
by Huston Smith
Harper San Francisco, New York, NY, 1958, 1991


Ethics for the New Millenium


Ethics for the New Millenium
by his holiness the Dalai Lama
Riverhead Books, New York, NY, 1999

(The) Golden Rule - A Universal Ethic
by H.T.D. Rost
George Ronald, Oxford, UK, 1986

Golden Rules - The Ten Ethical Values Parents
Need to Teach Their Children

by Wayne Posick
Harper Paperbacks, New York, NY, 1995

Manifesto! For A Global Civilization
by Matthew Fox and Brian Swimme
Bear and Company, Santa Fe, NM, 1982

New Thought for a New Millenium
edited by Micheal A. Maday
Unity Books, Unity Village, MI, 1998

Revelations for a New Millenium
by Andrew Ramer
Harper San Francisco, New York, NY, 1997

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SPECIFIC RELIGIONS

Buddhism

An Open Heart
by The Dalai Lama
edited by Nicholas Vreeland
Little Brown and Company, Boston, MA, 2001

Buddhism in Pictures
by Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawata
Buddhist Information Centre, Sri Lanka

Buddhist Acts of Compassion
edited by Pamela Bloom
Conari Press, Berkeley, CA, 2000

Essential Tibetan Buddhism
by Robert A.F. Thurman
Castle Books, Edison, NJ, 1995

(The) Essential Tao
translated by Thomas Cleary
Castle Books, New York, NY, 1992

(The) Parents of Tao Te Ching
by William Martine
Marlowe and Company, New York, NY, 1999

(The) Tao of Inner Peace
by Diane Dreher
A Plume Book, New York, NY, 2000

(The) Tao Te Ching and the Christian Way
by Joseph Petulla
Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY, 1998

(The) Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu
translated by Brian Browne Walker
St. Martin’s Griffin, New York, NY, 1995

(The) Zen of Oz
by Joe Green
Renaissance Books, Los Angeles, CA, 1998

Christianity

(The) Essential Jesus
by John Dominic Crossan
Castle Books, New York, NY, 1994

(The) Hidden Gospel - Decoding the Spiritual
Message of the Aramaic Jesus
by Neil Douglas-Klotz
Quest Books, Wheaton, IL, 1999

Original Blessing
by Matthew Fox
Bear and Company, Santa Fe, NM, 1983

Reflections on The Christ
by David Spangler
Lecture Series, Moray, Scotland, 1978

Why Christianity Must Change or Die
by John Shelby Spong
Harper San Francisco, New York, NY, 1998

Hinduism

Symbolism in Hinduism
compiled by Swami Nityanand
Central Chinmay Mission Trust, Mumbai, 1983, 2000

Islam

(The) Essential Koran
translated by Thomas Cleary
Castle Books, New York, NY, 1993

(The) Essential Rumi
translated by Coleman Barks with John Moyne
Harper San Francisco, New York, NY, 1995

Essential Sufism
edited by James Fodiman and Robert Frager
Castle Books, New York, NY, 1997

Introducing Islam
by Ziauddin Sardar and Zafar Abbas Malik
Icon Books, UK, 1994

Ninety-Nine Names of Allah
by Shems Friedlander
Harper San Francisco, New York, NY, 1993

Symbols of Islam
by Malek Chebel
Assouline, New York, NY, 2000

Teachings of Rumi
by Andrew Harvey
Shambhala, Boston, MA, 1999

Judaism

(The) Book of Blessings
by Marcia Falk
Harper San Francisco, New York, NY, 1996

Honey From the Rock
by Lawrence Kushner
Jewish Lights Publishing, Woodstock, VT, 1977

Sabbath - Restoring the Sacred Rhythm of Rest
by Wayne Muller
Bantam Books, New York, NY, 1999


Native American

(The) Medicine Wheel - Earth Astrology
by Sun Bear and Wabun
A Fireside Book, New York, NY, 1980

Rainbow Medicine
by Wolf Moondance
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., New York, NY, 1994

Secret Native American Pathways - A Guide to Inner Peace
by Thomas E. Mails
Council Oak Books, Tulsa, OK, 1988

(The) Spiritual Legacy of the American Indian
by Joseph Epes Brown
Crossroad, New York, NY, 1986

Symbols of Native America
by Heike Owusu
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., New York, NY, 1997

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SPIRITUALITY

(The) Direct Path
by Andrew Harvey
Broadway Books, New York, NY, 2000

Essential Spirituality
by Roger Walsh, M.D., Ph.D.
John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, NY, 1999

God’s Breath - Sacred Scriptures of the World
edited by John Miller and Aaron Kenedi
Marlowe and Company, New York, NY, 2000

(The) Mystic Heart
by Wayne Teasdale
New World Library, Novato, CA, 1999

One River, Many Wells
by Matthew Fox
Jeremy P. Tarcher / Putnam, New York, NY, 2000

Physicians of the Soul
by Robert M. May, Ph.D.
White Cloud Press, Ashland, ORE, 2003

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THE THICH NHAT HAHN SERIES

Anger
Being Peace
Breathe! You Are Alive
For a Future to Be Possible
Going Home
Guide to Walking Meditation
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Peace is Every Step
Present Moment, Wonderful Moment
(The) Raft is Not the Shore
(The) Sun My Heart
Teachings on Love
Touching Peace

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EDUCATION AND PEACE

(The) Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace
by Jack Kornfield
Bantam Books, New York, NY, 2002

Curriculum of Love
by Morgan Simone Daleo
Grace Publishing and Communications, Charlottesville, VA, 1996

Education and Peace
by Maria Montessori
Henry Regnery Company, Chicago, IL, 1972

(The) Education of Little Tree
by Forrest Carter
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, 1976

Evolution’s End
by Joseph Chilton Pierce
Harper San Francisco, New York, NY, 1992

Forgive for Good
by Dr. Fred Luskin
Harper San Francisco, New York, NY, 2002

Gratefulness, The Heart of Prayer
by Brother David Steindl-Rast
Paulist Press, New York, NY, 1984

Mitten Strings for God
by Katrina Kenison
Warner Books, New York, NY, 2000

Nurturing Spirituality in Children
by Peggy J. Jenkins, Ph.D.
Beyond Words Publishing, Hillsboro, ORE, 1995

Nurturing the Spirit - In Non-Sectarian Classrooms
by Aline D. Wolf
Parent Child Press, Holidaysburg, PA, 1996

(The) Phenomenon of Man
by Teilhard de Chardin
Harper Torchbooks, New York, NY, 1959

Playing By Heart
by O. Fred Donaldson, Ph.D.
Health Communications, Inc.n Deerfield Beach, FL, 1965

(The) Seven Spiritual Laws for Parents
by Deepak Chopra
Harmony Books, New York, NY, 2002

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PRAYER PRACTICES

A String and a Prayer
by Eleanor Wiley and Maggie Oman Shannon
Red Wheel, Boston, MA, 2002

Every Eye Beholds You
edited by Thomas J. Craughwell
Harcourt Brace and Company, San Diego, CA, 1998

Everything Starts From Prayer
arranged by Larry Dossey, M.D.
White Cloud Press, Ashland, ORE, 1998

Exploring the Labyrinth
by Melissa Gayle West
Broadway Books, New York, NY, 2000

Inner Peace for Busy People
by Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
Hay House, Inc., Carlsbad, CA, 2001

Living Peace
by John Dear
Doubleday, New York, NY, 2001

Living the Labyrinth
by Jill Kimberly Kartwell Geoffrion
The Pilgrim Press, Cleveland, OH, 2000

Mandela - Journey to the Center
by Bailey Cunningham
A Dorling Kindersley Book, New York, NY, 2002

Prayer for People Who Think Too Much
by Mitch Finley
Skylight Paths Publishing, Woodstock, VT, 1999

Prayers of the Cosmos
translated by Neil Douglas-Klotz
Harper San Francisco, New York, NY, 1990

Praying Peace
by James F. Twyman
Findhorn Press, Tallahassee, FL, 2000

Praying With Our Hands
by Jon M. Sweeney
Skylight Paths Publishing, Woodstock, VT, 2000

Sleeping With Bread
by Dennis Linn, Sheila Fabricant Linn and Matthew Linn
Paulist Press, New York, NY, 1995

The Smudging and Blessings Book
by Jane Alexander
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., New York, NY, 1999

To Life!
edited by Rabbi Michael Shire
Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, 2000

Walking a Sacred Path
by Dr. Lauren Artress
Riverhead Books, New York, NY, 1995

(The) Way of the Labyrinth
by Helen Curry
A Lark Production, New York, NY, 2000

(The) Way We Pray
by Maggie Oman Shannon
Cohari Press, Berkeley, CA, 2001

Weave a Garment of Brightness
by Wayne Lee Jones
Berkley Books, New York, NY, 1997

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CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Atlas’, world flags, and global awareness stories

Dear World - How Children Around the
World Feel About Our Environment

edited by Lannis Temple
Random House, New York, NY, 1993

FLAGS Sticker Book
by Lisa Miles
Usborne Publishing Ltd., London, UK, 1997

For Every Child - The Rights of the Child in
Words and Pictures

adapted by Caroline Castle
Phyllis Fogelman Books, New York, NY, 2001

(The) Golden Atlas for Children
by Neil Morris
Golden Books, New York, NY, 1994

If the World Were a Village
by David J. Smith
Kids Can Press, Tonawanda, NY, 2002

Somewhere in the World Right Now
by Stavey Shuett
Dragonfly Books, New York, NY, 1995

Talking Walls - The Stories Continue
by Margy Burns Night
Tilbury House Publishers, Gardiner, ME, 1996

You and Me
by Caroline Grimshaw
World Book, Inc., Chicago, IL, 1997


World religion - specific

Chants and Prayers
by Stan Padilla
The Book Publishing Company, Summertown, TN, 1995

(The) Family Treasury of Jewish Holidays
by Malika Brucker
Little, Brown, and Company, New York, NY, 1994

Great Teachers
by Jenny Dent
The White Eagle Publishing Trust, UK, 1982

Native American Mandalas
by Klaus Holitzka
Sterling Publishing Co., New York, NY, 1998

Native Americans
edited by Dr. David Hurst Thomas
Time Life Books, San Francisco, CA, 1995

What I Believe
by Alan Brown and Andrew Langley
The Millbrook Press, Brookfield, CT, 1999

Whoever You Are
by Mem Fox
Harcourt Brace and Company, San Diego, CA, 1997


Sacred stories and myths

(The) Birds Who Flew Beyond Time
by Anne Baring and Thetis Blacker
Barefoot Books, Boston, MA, 1993

Earth, Fire, Water, Air
by Mary Hoffman and Jane Ray
Dutton Children s Books, New York, NY, 1995

God, Good Morning!
by Wayne Lee Jones
Berkley Books, New York, NY, 1997

(The) Golden Books Treasury of Prayers from Around the World
selected by Esther Wilkin
Golden Books, New York, NY, 1975

How the Children Became Stars
by Aaron Zerah
Sorin Books, Notre Dame, IN, 2000

Sacred Myths
retold by Marilyn McFarlane
Sibyl Publications, Portland, ORE, 1996

Thank You God - The Prayers of Children
compiled by Fiona Corbridge
Beyond Words Publishing Inc., Hillsboro, ORE, 1997

Wisdom Tales from Around the World
by Heather Forest
August House Publishers, Inc., Little Rock, AK, 1996


Important stories

(A) Blessing of Peace
by Welleran Poltarness
Laughing Elephant Books, Seattle, WA, 2001

(A) Child’s Book of Celtic Prayers
by Joyce Denham
Loyola Press, Chicago, IL, 1998

If Peace Is…
by Jane Baskwill
Mondo Publishing, New York, NY, 2003

In God’s Name
by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
Jewish Lights Publishing, Woodstock, VT, 1994

(The) Land of Many Colors
by The Klomath County YMCA Family Preschool
Scholastic Inc., New York, NY, 1993

(A) Little Book of Poems and Prayers
by Joan Walsh Anglund
Simon and Schuster Books, New York, NY, 1992

(A) Million Visions of Peace
by Jennifer Garrison and Andrew Tubesing
Pfiefer-Hamilton, Duluth, MN, 1996

Old Turtle
by Douglas Wood
Pfiefer-Hamilton Publishers, Duluth, MN, 1992

One Earth, One Spirit
compiled by Tessa Strickland
Sierra Club Books for Children, San Francisco, CA, 1997

Peace is a Circle of Love
by Joan Walsh Anglund
Gulliver Books, San Diego, CA 1993

(A) Pebble for Your Pocket
Thich Nhat Hanh
Parallax Press, Berkeley, CA, 2001

Places of Power
by Michael DeMunn
Dawn Publications, Nevada City, CA, 1997

(The) Quiltmaker’s Gift
by Jeff Brumbeau and Gail deMarcken
Scholastic Press, New York, NY, 2000

St. Francis Preaches to the Birds
by Peter Schumann
Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 1992

(The) Twelve Gifts of Birth
by Charlene Costanzo
Featherfew, Phoenix, AZ, 1999

World religions series

New Beginnings (series)
Celebrating Birth
From Child to Adult
Celebrations of Marriage
Death and Mourning

by Anita Ganeri
Peter Bedrick Books, New York, NY, 1998

What Do We Know About (series)
Buddhism by Anita Ganeri
Christianity by Carol Watson
Hinduism by Anita Ganeri
Islam by Sharukh Husain
Judaism by Doreen Fine
Peter Bedrick Books, New York, NY, 1995

What’s Sacred to Me? (series)
Religious Buildings
Religious Food

by Anita Ganeri
Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers, New York, NY, 2001

Arts, crafts, and games

Create!
by Arlette N. Braman
John iley and Sons, Inc., New York, NY, 1999

Global Art
by MaryAnn F. Kohl and Jean Potter
Gryphon House, Beltsville, MD, 1998

International Crafts and Games
by Cynthia G. Adams
Instructional Fair, Grand Rapids, MI, 1997


Jewish Holiday Crafts for Little Hands
by Ruth Esrig Brim
Kar-Ben Copies, Inc., Rockville, MD, 1993

Papercrafts Around the World
by Phyllis and Noel Fiarotta
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., New York, NY, 1996

Peace Mandela - Coloring Book
by Monique Mandali
Mandali Publishing, Helena, MT, 2000

Spread Your Wings and Fly
by Mary Chloe Schoolcraft Saunders
Bear Club Books, Rochester, VT, 2001

Win-Win Games for All Ages
by Josette and Ba Luvmour
New Society Publishers, Canada, 2002

A Pebble for Your Pocket
Thich Nhat Hanh
Parallax Press, Berkeley, CA, 2001

 

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