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  • Author:
    Gerald McDermott
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    0689807074
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    978-0689807077
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    Simon & Schuster (Juv) (November 2000)
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Gerald McDermott (January 31, 1941 – December 26, 2012) was an American filmmaker, creator of children's picture books, and an expert on mythology. His creative works typically combine bright colors and styles with ancient imagery

Gerald McDermott (January 31, 1941 – December 26, 2012) was an American filmmaker, creator of children's picture books, and an expert on mythology. His creative works typically combine bright colors and styles with ancient imagery. His picture books feature folktales and cultures from all around the world. McDermott was born in Detroit, Michigan to parents who supported the arts and encouraged his love of reading.

More by Gerald McDermott. Brambleberrys Animal Book of Big & Small Shapes. Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest. Gerald McDermott, Marianna Mayer. Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa. Coyote: A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest.

Gerald McDermott is an award-winning children’s book illustrator and an expert on mythology. His work often combines bright colors and styles with ancient imagery. He has created more than 25 books and animated films. His first book, Anansi the Spider, was awarded a Caldecott Honor, and he’s since won the Caldecott Medal for Arrow to the Sun and another Caldecott Honor. Books by Gerald McDermott. Mor. rivia About The Light of the.

McDermott offers an overview of the central beliefs of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, and Shinto. Each chapter includes explanations of traditions and rituals. McDermott discusses major figures within each religion. Features include: Insights from members of each religious community Glossary of important terms.

With this book Michael McClymond and Gerald McDermott meet that pressing need and meet it very well. The book is clear, comprehensive, balanced, nuanced, and authoritative-in a word, a splendid volume about one of the truly great thinkers in all of American history. -Mark Noll, Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History, University of Notre Dame. Edwards is one of the most-written about religious figures of the eighteenth-century, and with such a mountain of literature to navigate, this volume provides the single best entry point into Edwards' writings and ideas for the specialist and general reader alike.

Gerald McDermott was an American filmmaker, creator of children's picture books, and an expert on mythology. During his junior year at Pratt in 1962, McDermott took a leave of absence to work as a graphic designer for

Several decades ago, Patrick Sherry published the book Spirit and Beauty: A History of Theological Aesthetics. Three theologians, he argued, in the history of Christianity related God to beauty more than any of the others, and those three were Augustine, Balthasar, Hans Urs von Balthasar, the 20th century Swiss Catholic theologian, and Jonathan Edwards, 18th century. Not only had they sensed something beautiful in the glories of the world around them and above them and in them, but they've also sensed something of what Hugh of Saint Victor called God's wisdom in and through the creates he made.

written and illustrated by Gerald McDermott. Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes. Caldecott Honor Book. In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible fates by his sons. But which of his sons should Anansi reward? Calling upon Nyame, the God of All Things, Anansi solves his predicament in a touching and highly resourceful fashion.

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