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Over the past few years, a number of books have entered the marketplace concerned with issues confronting interfaith families: their lives, their parents, their children. Below you will find a brief list of some of the more accessible books, as well as a short listing of books for children. In addition, each month, you will find a book review of a recent publication which we think you will find interesting.

In alphabetical order, the book references are:


Abrams, Elliot. Faith or Fear, New York: The Free Press, 1997

Berends, Polly Berrien. Gently Lead - How to Teach Your Children About God, New York: HarperPerennial, 1991

Bernadin, Joseph Cardinal and Catholic Jewish Dialogue. A Blessing to Each Other, Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1996

Berman, Louis. Jews and Intermarriage: A Study in Personality and Culture, New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1968

Borg, Marcus. Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time, San Francisco: Harper Books, 1994

Brown, Rev. Raymond. An Introduction to the New Testament, New York: Doubleday, 1997 ( A 'MUST HAVE')

Cavaletti, Sophia. The Religious Potential of the Child, Ramsey, New Jersey:Paulist Press, 1983

Coles, Dr. Robert. The Spiritual Lives of Children, Boston:Houghton Mifflin Co., 1990

Cowan, Paul with Rachel Cowan. Mixed Blessings:Marriage Between Christians and Jews, New York:Doubleday, 1987 (AN EXCELLENT PRIMARY RESOURCE)

Crohn, Dr. Joel. Mixed Matches: How to Create Successful Interracial, Interethnic and Interfaith Relationships, New York:Fawcett Columbine, 1995 (A GOOD OVERVIEW)

Fay, Martha. Do Children Need Religion? How Parents Today are Thinking about the Big Questions, New York"Pantheon, 1993

Fitzpatrick, Jean Grasso. Something More: Nurturing Your Child's Spiritual Growth, New York:Penguin Books, 1991 (A LOVELY BOOK FOR FAMILIES)

Fowler, James W. and Sam Keen. Life Maps: Conversations on the Journey of Faith, Waco, Texas:Word Books, 1978 (FROM THE 'FOUNDER' OF FAITH FORMATION)

Freedman, Rabbi E.B., Jan Greenberg and Karen Katz. What does being Jewish Mean? Read Aloud Responses to Questions Jewish Children ask about History, Religion and Culture, New York:Fireside Book, 1991

Gellman, Rabbi Marc and Monsignor Thomas Hartman. Where Does God Live?, New York:Ballantine Books, 1991

Gillespie, V. Bailey. The Experience of Faith, Birmingham:Religious Education Press, 1988 (A MUST HAVE REGARDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF FAITH)

Glaser, Gabrielle. Strangers to the Tribe, Portraits of Interfaith Marriage, Boston:Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997

Goodman-Malamuth Leslie and Robin Margolis. Between Two Worlds: Choices for Grown Children of Jewish-Christian Parents, New York:Pocket Books, 1992

Gruzen, Lee F. Raising Your Jewish/Christian Child: How Interfaith Parents Can Give Their Children the Best of Both Their Heritages, New York:Newmarket Press, 1990 (A 'MUST HAVE')

Heller, Dr. David. Talking To Your Children About God, New York:Perigee Books, 1988

Johnson, Luke Timothy. The Real Jesus: The Misguided Quest for the Historical Jesus and the Truth of the Traditional Gospels, San Francisco:HarperCollins, 1996

King, Andrea. If I'm Jewish and You're Catholic, What are the Kids?, New York:UAHC Press, 1993 (NOTE THE PUBLISHER!)

Kushner, Rabbi Harold. To Life! A Celebration of Jewish Being and Thinking, Boston:Warner Books, 1993 (A 'MUST HAVE')

Matthews, Gareth. The Philosophy of Childhood, Cambridge, Mass:Harvard University Press, 1994

Mayer, Egon. Chikldren of Intermarriage: A Study in Patterns of Identification and Jewish Life, New York: The American Jewish Committee, 1983 (WHILE DATED, IT IS A VALUABLE SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY)

Mayer, Egon. Love and Tradition: MArriage Between Christians and Jews, New York: Plenum Press, 1985

Norris, Kathleen. Amazing Grace, A Vocabulary of Faith, New York: Riverhead Books, 1998 (A LOVELY BOOK OF ESSAYS)

Panati, Charles. Sacred Origins of Profound Things, New York:Penguin Books, 1996

Petsonk, Judy and Jim Remsen. The Intermarriage Handbook: A Guide for & CJews and Christians, New York: Arbor House/William Morrow & Co., 1988

Reuben, Rabbi Steven Carr. But How Will You Raise The Children? A Guide to Interfaith Marriage. New York: Pocket Books, 1987

Rizzuto, Ana-Maria. The Birth of the Living God, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979

Roiphe, Anne. Generation Without Memory: A Jewish Journey in Christian America, New York: The Linden Press/Simon and Schuster, 1981

Rosenberg, Rabbi Roy A., Rev. Peter Meehan and Rev. John Wade Payne. Happily Intermarried: Authoritative Advice for a Joyous Jewish-Christian Marriage, New York: Macmillan, 1988

Rosenbaum, Mary Helene and Ned. Celebrating Our Differences, Shippensberg, Pa: Ragged Edge Press, 1994 (A 'MUST HAVE')

LivSchneider, Susan Weidman. Intermarriage: The Challenge of Living with Differences Between Christians and Jews, New York: The Free Press, 1989

ASilverstein, Alan. It All Begins With a Date, Northvale, New Jersey: Jason Aronson, Inc. 1995 (A MONOLOGUE AGAINST INTERMARRIAGE)

Teluskin, Rabbi Joseph. Biblical Literacy, New York: William Morrow & Co., 1997 (A 'MUST HAVE')

Westerhoff, Rev. John. Will Our Children Have Faith?, New York: Seabury Press, 1976 (AN IMPORTANT BOOK)

Wilkes, Paul. The Good Enough Catholic - A Guide for the Perplexed, New York: Ballantyne Books, 1996 (A 'MUST HAVE')

Wolpe, Rabbi David. Teaching Your Children About God, New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1993 (A MUST FOR FAMILIES)


Grandma's Latkes, written by Malka Drucker, published by The Trumpet Club, New York, 1992

Blessed Are You, Traditional Hebrew Prayers, written by Michelle Edwards. published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York, 1993

Jesus For Children, written by William Griffin, published by Twenty-Third Publications, Conn. in 1994

One Minute Bible Stories: The Old Testament, adapted by Sheri Lewis and Florence Henderson, published by Dell, New York in 1986

One Minute Bible Stories:The New Testament, adapted by Florence Henderson and Sheri Lewis, published by Dell, New York in 1986

Raven, A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest, written by Gerald McDermott, published by Harcourt Brace & Co., in 1993

Light the Lights, A Story Celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas, by Margaret Moorman, published by Cartwheel Books in 1994

In God's Name, by Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso published by Jewish Lights Publishing, Vermont in 1994

Hanukkah! written by Roni Schotter, published by The Trumpet Club in 1990

Noah's Ark, illustrated by Peter Spier, published by Dell in 1992

Terrible Things, An Allegory of the Holocaust by Eve Bunting published by HArper & Row in 1980

Prayers from the Ark, trans. by Rumer Godden published by Viking in 1992

Christmas at Our House, (a workbook) by Donna Green, published by Smithmark in 1995

Ladder Of Angels, Stories of the Bible written by Madeleine L'Engle published by Harper & Row in 1979

My Lucky Dreidel (Hanukkah Stories, Songs, Poems, Crafts, Recipes and Fun for Kids) by Cherie Karo Schwartz published by Smithmark in 1994

Are You There God? It's Me Margaret by Judy Blume, a Yearling Book published in 1970

The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodricj and Albert Hackett published as a dramatic play by Random House, 1956

The Preacher's Boy, by Katherine Patterson published by Clarion Books in 1999

Stories for Children, by Issac Bashevis Singer published by Farrar/Straus/Giroux in 1995

The Power of Light by Issac Bashevis Singer, as a Sunburst Book, 1980

POTTER, by Walter Wangerin, Jr., published in 1994 by Augsburg Publications


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