Parenting Forward - Episode 13

Episode 13: Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso – Progressive Children’s Faith Books

August 27, 2018

Show Description:

Rabbi Sandi Eisenberg Sasso is the author of several award winning children’s books on spirituality including God’s Paint Brush and In God’s Name. In this show, we talk about:

How she became the first woman to be ordained as rabbi in the Reconstructionist movement.

Why she began publishing children’s books.

How she ensures complex ideas about God are distilled into accessible language for children.

How to read the Bible with question marks with children.

How to raise children with healthy spirituality,

How to raise children to be grounded in our current tumultuous times,

How parables have been mis-read and how she is correcting that problem,

Her newest children’s books.

She is wise and warm and it’s not an overstatement to say you NEED HER CHILDREN’S BOOKS for your child’s spiritual flourishing. Enjoy the show and check out the below links of her books:

Links (Affiliates included):

God’s Paintbrush –

Noahs’ Wife: The Story of Naamah –

In God’s Name –

Midrash: Reading the Bible with Question Marks –

Cain & Abel: Finding the Fruits of Peace –

Who Counts? 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons –

The Marvelous Mustard Seed –

When God Gave Us Words –

Regina Persisted –

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