The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop
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The Ethiopian Tattoo Shop

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This collection of twenty-two challenging and intriguing parable-stories will take you on an adventure journey into the timeless realm of truth, self-discovery and growth. Parables are stories with numerous meanings-two, four, or many more. Once again Edward Hays unlocks a treasury of original parable-stories as traveling companions for those on the spiritual quest. Parabl...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published January 1st 1983 by Forest of Peace
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A precious book of 22 parables - presented as stories told by a tattoo artist in the city if Jerusalem to distract someone getting a tattoo from the pain.

Very engaging.

They nurture anyone on a spiritual quest and belong in that genre.

A keeper for me.
Malcolm Brown
A bit of a curate's egg. Some really good moments, and some eye-rolling ones. I would give it 3.5 stars if I could, but definitely not 4.
An interesting collection of parables can be reread and offer additional insight. There is a feeling of manipulation in some.
Another enjoyable books by Edward Hays. He has a way with parables that just makes them a pleasure to read.
An extraordinary teaching tool offering unique insight into faithing and discipleship.
Jul 05, 2007 Renee rated it 5 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Everyone!
I love this book and I am currently re-reading it.
A great read. Moving stories and parables.
Full of magical tales!
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