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Product Details

  • Paperback: 184 pages
  • Publisher: Forest of Peace; 1ST edition (January 1, 1983)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0939516063
  • ISBN-13: 978-0939516063
  • Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.5 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #842,246 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Philip D. Noble on May 13, 2000
Format: Paperback
Ed Hays has a rare and unusual gift for story telling. Trained by Benedictine monks, he has lived his adult life in Kansas thought travel ling extensively in the near and far East. The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop is a collection of 12 stories worked round a wonderful frame story which begins and ends in jerusalem . These stories, which are best read one at a time and savored, mix the ordinary and fantasy in delightful and life enhancing way. This is no simple parable book where the message is telegraphed long before the end of the story. It continually intrigues, challenges and surprises the reader. Some of the stories, truly can be life changing. Get the book and find out why it has such an unusual title. These are not just great stories but may be helpful for teacher and educators and preachers in giving a fresh and lively insight to the age old issues of what it means to fully and playfully alive. As a bonus the book is illuminated by Ed Hays in his own inimitable style. If you love stories and story telling don't miss out on this rare treat.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Religion Teacher on November 29, 2007
Format: Paperback
Sweet stories that inspire. Short, simple stories that allow you to search for a moral lesson. As suggested by another teacher, I have been reading the short stories to my classes (sophomores) & they write various reflections. Yes, it is possible to hook high schoolers with "story time".
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Patricia Buschette on September 24, 2006
Format: Paperback
Edward Hays was the guest speaker at a gathering in Willmar, Minnesota many years ago. He appeared before his audience at St. Mary's wearing an apron and explaining to his audience that it was the role of all to be of service. Many, especially the women in attendance, were scandalized by his appearance, and said that it was beneath the dignity of a prist to wear an apron. It was his insight of service that drew me to his teaching. I bought The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop that day. It is one of the most remarkable books I have read. Just as the parables of the New Testament provided teaching lessons, the wonderful stories of the tattoo shop provide insight in a delightful way.
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By A. B. Mastrella on May 21, 2013
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I thought the book looked interesting for my husband. He has been reading it and really enjoys the book. I'm not sure what the book is about to be honest. My husband loves to learn about Ethiopia and it's culture. He does take time in books, but is reading quickly on this one.
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By Jesse Smith on April 28, 2013
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Hays held my attention causing me to think about each parable and read more often. I will read several more often.
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