One Hundred Wisdom Stories

One Hundred Wisdom Stories

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This vivid and varied collection of stories with a spiritual message is gathered together by Margaret Silf from a wide range of time periods and cultures around the world. Stories can be a powerful means of communication; each of these stories has at its heart a spiritual message that reflects Christian values, which means that they can be read at different levels. They are ideal for personal use and enjoyment, and will also be a valuable resource for church leaders and school teachers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 138 x 212 x 18mm | 299.37g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 074595541X
  • 9780745955414
  • 93,010

Review quote

"A readable and uplifting anthology." --"Publishers Weekly" on "The Way of Wisdom" "A readable and uplifting anthology." "Publishers Weekly" on "The Way of Wisdom"" "Spiritual sustenance and wisdom of the ages not found in most contemporary self-help manuals is provided here." --Booklist on The Way of Wisdom "A readable and uplifting anthology." --Publishers Weekly on The Way of Wisdom "Silf fans will find the writer they know and have come to depend on for grounded ideas on how to incarnate one's faith in daily life." --Publishers Weekly on Compass Pointsshow more

About Margaret Silf

Margaret Silf is a writer and retreat leader. She has been trained by the Jesuits in accompanying people in prayer and is the author of Landscapes of Prayer, One Hundred Wisdom Stories, and One Hundred More Wisdom Stories, as well as The Wisdom of St Ignatius of Loyola. She has been described by The Tablet as "one of the most talented spiritual writers".show more

Table of contents

The book is divided into 8 thematic sections: The Created Universe; Human Relationships; Rites of Passage; A World in Pieces; Suffering, Healing, Growth; The Journey to the True Self; The Road to Transformation; and The Dream Fulfilled.show more

Rating details

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