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Religious Signing: A Comprehensive Guide For All Faiths

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Religious Signing Subtitle: A Comprehensive Guide for All Faiths The First and Only Interdenominational Guide to Religious Signing The bond between sign language and religion has remained a vital on
Paperback, 240 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Bantam
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Angela Blount
Oct 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
This one was a great help when I was learning from the ASL interpreter at my church. If you're looking for an aid in signing for sermons and/or translating praise and worship songs, this is a clear and thorough resource.

Catholic and Protestant sources are primarily credited, but many of the demonstrative sketches depict Jewish interpreters and Judaism-specific applications. Words like "Mormon" and "Jehovah's Witness", "Quaker" and "Mennonite" are included.

My biggest criticism would be that I d
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Laura
Nov 16, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Kindle version not worth it

I borrowed the print version of this book from the library and liked it enough to want to buy my own copy. I opted for the Kindle version for its lower price and its (presumed) convenience, but it's anything but convenient. There is no hyperlinked index, no way to search for words that begin with any given letter of the alphabet, and in the text itself where the description of the sign says "see [another similar meaning word]", there are no hyperlinks to take you to th
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Teresa Pierce
Aug 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
Great book, I have been signing for years, but religious signs can be a bit different. Helps a lot when I need to reference some words and double check a sign.
Jessica
Dec 26, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sign-language
I got this book when I agreed to sign a play and sermon at a church. I wanted to be certain all the religious signs were correct. This is a great guide to the changes you have to make to regular signs when using them in a religious context.
Amber
Jun 20, 2008 rated it really liked it
This book really helped us to teach our 4 year old some gospel principles that he couldn't grasp with speech yet. It also helps with signing primary songs. ...more
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the third book i use.
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