Author event with Amy-Jill Levine
Sat, May 19 1:00 pm
Please join Parnassus Books for a discussion and signing of Nashville author Amy-Jill Levine and her newest children's book, The Marvelous Mustard Seed, on Saturday, May 19 at 1pm. Read on for more information about the event, the book, and the author! The Marvelous Mustard Seed “A child plants a mustard seed in an empty garden. It is an itty-bitty seed. It isn’t anything very special—yet.” Discover the surprising potential of one small seed in The Marvelous Mustard Seed. Based on Jesus’ parable of the Mustard Seed, this inspiring children’s book shows young readers that one tiny seed—just like one small child—carries a world of potential. The Marvelous Mustard Seed features ethnically diverse characters, and it is ideal for children ages 4 through 8. A special note for parents and teachers is included. Amy-Jill Levine: Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies, and Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science. She is the co-author of the children’s book Who Counts? 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons, and author of numerous acclaimed books, including Short Stories by Jesus and The Misunderstood Jew.