About the Author

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Although many of Sarah Conover’s books target a multigenerational audience, she insists on accurate scholarship and a sensitivity  to the complex, culturally embedded points-of-views of religious faiths. She facilitates religious literacy through her writings, writing workshops, books on world wisdom traditions, interfaith dialogue, and media literacy. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in religious studies from the University of Colorado, a degree in education from Gonzaga University, and a Masters of Fine Arts in creative writing from Eastern Washington University.

 

Adult Books and Writings

Chaos wonderChaos, Wonder and the Spiritual Adventure of Parenting


From Skylight Paths Publishing:

 

Daughters of Desert slider-01Daughters of the Desert

Stories of Remarkable Women from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Traditions

Young Adult & Multigenerational Books

 

Katha Sagar

New! Katha Sagar, Ocean of Stories: Hindu Wisdom for Every Age


 

kindness slider-01Kindness: A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents


Ayat Jamilah slider-01Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs

A Treasury of Islamic Wisdom for Children and Parents


Harmony slider-01Harmony A Treasury of Chinese Wisdom for Children and Parents


 

Muhammad slider-01Muhammad

The Story of a Prophet and Reformer

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Recent Blog Posts

Welcome to Sarah Conover's blog

Mar 7, 2016

A Buddhist View of Suicide

Pexels.com Ask A Buddhist: What happens to someone after suicide? 801more 02/28/16 Sarah Conover has been a Buddhist practitioner for nearly three decades. She’s ready to answer your questions about the faith. What do you want to ask a Buddhist? Submit your questions online or if you would rather not take your answer ‘on the air’ please let Conover know by providing your email with your question. By Sarah Conover In Buddhism, what happens to someone after suicide? What happens to someone after suicide from a Buddhist perspective? My friend, Venerable Chonyi at Sravasti...

Nov 4, 2015

Beginning Resources for Beginning Buddhists

10/9/15 Sarah Conover has been a Buddhist practitioner for nearly three decades. She’s ready to answer your questions about the faith. What do you want to ask a Buddhist? Submit your questions online. By Sarah Conover I’m having a hard time finding anything from the Dharma.  Do you know any sayings, books or any websites that can help? Ironically, your question about beginning resources is one of the most challenging to address. This seemed to be true for other long-time practitioners I asked from a variety of traditions—all of...

Jul 14, 2015

The Whole of Spiritual Life

July 13, 2015 The Whole of the Spiritual Life Two nuns, Thubten Chodron and Ayya Tathaaloka, discuss the vital importance of friendship. Venerable Thubten Chodron (left) and Ayya Tathaaloka (right) speak at Sravasti Abbey in Newport, Washington. In the popular imagination the Buddhist monastic is solitary. Hours spent studying, chanting, and meditating leave scant time for that most trying yet rewarding of human pursuits: friendship. Or so the notion goes. In our far-ranging conversation, the nuns Venerable Thubten Chodron and Ayya Tathaaloka roundly dispel this prevailing conception. Restoring spiritual...

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