Item description for Tales from the Heart: The Art of Living for Young and Old by Antony Alaharsan...
Overview From the dawn of history, stories, fables and parables have been used to teach us how to live happy and virtuous lives. They point out what is truly important and what our duties are to ourselves and to others. V. Antony Alaharasan brings a unique background to the art of storytelling. Born and raised in Sri Lanka, educated in India and at Harvard University, he now resides in Connecticut where he is pastor of St. Thomas More Church. His sources are many. His moral insights are sharp and instructive. His tales are spiced with a gentle humor and a wise perspective. His writing is a classic example of East meets West. Father Antony is a storyteller in the tradition of Aesop. His rich imagination and his moral perspective makes this a wonderful book for adolescents and adults. It is a book that entertains, instructs and delights. It will be returned to again and again.
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Studio: Ambassador Books Inc
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.6" Width: 6.89" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.94 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2001
Publisher Ambassador Books
ISBN 1929039093 ISBN13 9781929039098
Reviews - What do customers think about Tales from the Heart: The Art of Living for Young and Old?
Tales From The Heart - review #1 Mar 4, 2002
This book is appropriate for, - parents reading to their children, single adults, retirees, college students, in other words, everyone! Wonderfully simple short stories with depth, great illustrations, each ending with a ... lesson.
From the book flap - "About the author: V. Antony Alaharasan is a scholar, teacher, and pastor who has brought forth from his memory and imagination tales which entertain, edify and instruct. He recieved his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English and Tamil Literature from the University of Madras in South India. He holds an honorary doctorate from the World University Roundtable and earned highest honors for World Religions and Eastern Religions at Harvard Divinity School. His special interest is parallel thoughts in Eastern and Western religions. He has written several books on religion, philosophy, and literature." Fr. Antony is currently a pastor, serving in the Diocese of Norwich, CT.