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Dancing with Words: Storytelling as Legacy, Culture, and Faith

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Jesus built relationships with people through simple, clear stories. And we are people of the story, seeking to name and share our stories in nearly everything we do. Dancing With Words provides help for all church leaders--both clergy and lay--to explore the history and importance of storytelling in faith development and to acquire basic storytelling skills. Through an ...more
Paperback, 94 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Discipleship Resources
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Nicole Bates
Aug 21, 2012 Nicole Bates rated it it was amazing
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Last week I read the book Dancing With Words by Ray Buckley. It is an instructional and inspirational work about the art of storytelling in the oral/aural tradition. I started this book with a thrill of excitement inside of me because I had the opportunity to hear Ray Buckley tell a story about four or five years ago. It was a DVD that I borrowed from my Mom, not quite as powerful as listening in person, but I assure you I was riveted. Tears streamed down my face in the privacy of my living room ...more
Kathleen O'Mara
Jul 04, 2009 Kathleen O'Mara rated it it was amazing
Ray Buckley's Dancing with Words: Storytelling As Legacy, Culture and Faith read quickly and was full of touching stories about storytelling. Good information about how to put a story together, how to let your light shine thorugh, how a story needs to come from the storyteller to ring true to the audience.

Completely enjoyed this book and wished there had been more... one sign of a good storyteller. Thanks Ray!
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