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One hundred readings for assembly

Author: David Self
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Educational, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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With daily collective worship now compulsory in schools, this book is a source of short readings for today's assemblies. Many of the readings are in the form of anecdotes or "thoughts for the day"  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Self
ISBN: 0435800418 9780435800413
OCLC Number: 28066273
Notes: Spine and cover title: 100 readings for assembly.
Description: xiv, 301 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Festivals of faith : 1. Happy New Year! --
2. Harvest --
3. Hallowe'en and All Saints' Day --
4. Remembrance Sunday --
5. Christmas customs --
6. Christmas Mastermind --
7. What are you doing for Christmas? --
8. St Valentine's day (14 February) --
9. Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday --
10. Mothering Sunday --
11. Holi --
12. Holy Week --
13. Good Friday (1) --
14. Good Friday (2) --
15. Easter Customs --
16. Baisakhi --
17. Ascensiontide --
18. Father's day (the third Sunday in June) --
19. The Eve of Ramadan --
20. To everything there is a season ... --
Stories, parables and legends : 21. The Creation --
22. King Midas --
23. Axe Porridge --
24. The Dreamer and the Treasure --
25. The most precious merchandise --
26. Chopsticks --
27. The Serpent King --
28. Saints and Sinners --
29. Faith, hope and charity (The Good Samaritan) --
30. The wealthy man --
31. Footprints --
32. The night journey --
33. Murder in the Cathedral --
34. The three rings --
35. The best book that ever was --
36. Serious illness --
37. Priscilla and the Wimps --
38. A change of heart --
39. Mini-sagas --
40. The last flower --
The Great, the Good and the Holy : 41. Ibrahim --
42. The reluctant leader --
43. Alien corn --
44. Mephibosheth --
45. Esther the Good and Haman the Wicked --
46. The boyhood of Jesus --
47. Jesus the carpenter --
48. So who was Jesus --
49. Dives and Lazarus --
50. The prophet Muhammad --
51. The Medieval hitchhiker --
52. Mary Slessor, Missionary --
53. Edith Cavell, nurse --
54. Jean Goss and the sadist --
55. What I have lived for --
56. The cat with three lives --
57. The escape of the Dalai Lama --
58. Whatever you do --
59. The stranger --
60. An old Jamaican women thinks about the hereafter --
Thoughts for a day : 61. Bloody this and bloody that --
62. Ten (or eleven) Commandments --
63. When you're told to swim a length --
64. The Hindu way of life --
65. Who am I? --
66. For God's sake --
67. Sixes and Sevens --
68. At the Name of Jesus --
69. Splintered Messiah --
70. The long silence --
71. Meditation --
72. I haven't time --
73. Go placidly --
74. No man is an island --
75. By all that's wonderful --
76. Ley Lines --
77. God's handwriting --
78. Miracles --
79. My dear wormwood ... 80. Heaven --
a tourist's guide --
Love thy neighbour as thyself : 81. The typical teenager --
82. Eating people is wrong --
83. Universal declaration of human rights --
84. It isn't right ... 85. Crime and punishment --
86. Obituary for a housewife --
87. Well, well, well --
88. Plagues and pandemics --
89. Accidents will happen --
90. On the streets --
91. Police --
friend or foe? --
92. Sobura's story --
93. Leprosy --
94. What's your poison? --
95. Water of life --
96. 'ORT' (Oral Rehydration Therapy) --
97. Greenpeace --
98. Hope to die before you're old? --
99. Trinity hospice --
100. What's it like to die? --
Calendar --
Charities whose work is described in this anthology.
Other Titles: 100 readings for assembly
Responsibility: edited by David Self.

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