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← Bible stories for children - would you do it?

Alan4discussion's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by Alan4discussion

I have often read fables and myths, and some Bible stories & parables are no different. (Although Mr Men stories are much better). The important thing about fantasy & fiction is learning to recognise it!

There are many allegedly factual or biographical stories which have been reworked to specific agendas. Children are constantly bombarded with anthropomorphic attitudes in books, films and cartoons. Bambi, Mickey Mouse, Free Willy, Peter Rabbit, Thomas the Tank Engine etc) Is it a surprise that some creationists seem to think the "Flintstones" is a documentary, that farming should be based on sentimentality, like keeping pets, or that Noah's global flood is a credible wildlife story!

Children MUST have plenty of interesting factual books to contrast with the myth & fiction.

Tue, 12 Apr 2011 14:07:30 UTC | #614500