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Beatitudes Explained

Beatitudes Explained

By (author): Silvia Vecchini   Illustrated by: Antonio Vincenti
SKU/EAN: 12382
ISBN: 9780819812384
Publisher: Pauline Books & Media
Format: Paperback / softback


This fourth addition to the Explained series helps children ages 8 to 12 discover the meaning behind the Beatitudes—guidelines for living as Jesus taught us. This standalone volume illuminates the passage from Matthew’s gospel referred to as the Sermon on the Mount. This easy-to-follow book breaks the Beatitudes down into simple scripturally based lessons with concrete exercises for spiritual formation. Engaging illustrations and activities help children walk in the footsteps of Jesus.
  • Silvia Vecchini Silvia Vecchini was born in 1975 in Saint Francis's province—Perugia, Italy—and holds a degree in modern literature from the Theological Institute of Assisi. She is the author of numerous books for children as well as a number of volumes of scholarly and educational material. Along with her husband, Antonio Vincenti, Silvia founded the Sycamore Group, which promotes the work of children and adolescent authors and illustrators and focuses on catechetical story-telling. The Creed Explained and The Ten Commandments Explained are her two bestselling titles with Pauline Books & Media.
  • Antonio Vincenti