In the Beginning: Creation Stories From Around the World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Virginia Hamilton

In the Beginning: Creation Stories From Around the World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Virginia Hamilton year 1991
  • Book name: In the Beginning: Creation Stories From Around the World
  • Author: Virginia Hamilton
  • Release date: 1991/3/11
  • Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9780152387426
  • Rating: 8 of 10
  • Votes: 307
  • Review by: Titan Jack
  • Review rating: 8.19 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/10
  • Total pages: 161
  • Includes a PDF summary of 13 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The origin of the universe, and all that is in it, has always been cause for wonder. For thousands of years, people have made up stories in an attempt to explain the beginning of humankind, the earth, and the cosmos.Beautifully told by Virginia Hamilton and splendidly illustrated by Barry Moser, 'In The Beginning' is a collection of twenty-five creation myth stories that will engage and fascinate readers while introducing them to cultures around the world. Researched extensively by both author and illustrator, each story includes one or more illustrations - all stunning complements to the text. And each story is followed by author comments that tell about its origin.The stories in this book reflect the wonderful range of the human imagination. In an Eskimo myth, for example, the first man pushes his way out of a pea pod. In a story from the Kono people of Guinea, death starts the world. A dramatic myth from China tells that the universe was originally in the shape of a hen's egg - and from this burst the first being.To read the diverse beliefs of people around the world, both ancient and contemporary, broadens our understanding of others and strengthens our own spirituality. Intriguing, often humorous, and always fascinating, 'In The Begining' is a memorable book for readers of all ages.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H51M18S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Citizenship & Social Education, Comparative Religion, Religious Studies
  • Available formats: BMP, WORD, PDF, EPUB, OEB, ODT, TXT, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, TAR.LZO, LZ, CPIO, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 25.22 USD
  • Dimensions: 203x255x12mm
  • Weight: 621g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: San Diego, CA, United States
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