A treasury of wisdom

by Joslin, Mary, 1953-

Format: Print Book 2015
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 248.4 J78
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
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Northern Tier Regional Library Nonfiction IN TRANSIT
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Collection  Nonfiction
Just as the boats on the cover are guided safely into harbour by the lighthouse, this book offers advice and solace from turbulent times to its reader. A compendium of some of the greatest passages from the Bible and the heritage of the Christian faith, the book is arranged by themes, making it easy to find the right passage to suit at any time. The themes included are: wisdom, virtue, riches, self-control, life of faith, justice, love, forgiveness, hope, thankfulness, pilgrimage, and inner peace. A perfect gift for a child or adult, beautifully presented with linen binding, dust jacket and ribbon marker.
Life of faith
Inner peace.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "This attractive volume, sized to fit comfortably in one hand like a prayer book or New Testament, is a collection of pithy statements arranged topically on wisdom, virtue, riches, self-control, a life of faith, justice, love, forgiveness, hope, thankfulness, pilgrimage, and inner peace. Quotes are taken from the Bible (the Good News paraphrase), Chinese proverbs, ancient thinkers (such as Saint Francis of Assisi and Bernard of Clairvaux), and famous writers (like G. K. Chesterton and Shakespeare); and, of course, some are anonymous, but most fall broadly within the Judeo-Christian tradition. Most of the entries are easily understood, though occasionally the topic heading is needed to give clarity; for example, John Bunyan's statement, Let every tub stand on its own bottom, becomes more accessible when one notes the topic above it is entitled Be Self-Reliant. Packaged in hardback complete with a ribbon marker, this may as a gift book as well as a library offering.--Moore, Melissa Copyright 2015 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Bible -- Quotations.
Devotional literature.
Publisher Oxford, England :Lion Books,2015
Edition First edition.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 224 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
ISBN 9780745965185
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