Listening to Children on the Spiritual Journey

Guidance for Those Who Teach and Nurture
Product Number: EB00004951
Released: Jun 01, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441212030
Publisher: Baker Academic
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How do children experience and understand God? How can adults help children grow their life of faith? Throughout more than a decade of field research, children's spirituality experts Catherine Stonehouse and Scottie May listened to children talk about their relationships with God, observed children and their parents in learning and worship settings, and interviewed adults about their childhood faith experiences. This accessibly written book weaves together their findings to offer a glimpse of the spiritual responsiveness and potential of children. Through case studies, it provides insight into children's perceptions of God and how they process their faith. In addition, the book suggests how parents, teachers, and ministry leaders can more effectively relate to and work with children and pre-adolescents to nurture their faith, offering a helpful picture of adults and children on the spiritual journey together.

Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2010

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