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By Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore

Non secular traditions play a significant position within the lives of many American kids. during this selection of essays, best students demonstrate for the 1st time how a number of religions interpret, reconstruct, and mediate their traditions to assist consultant young children and their mom and dad in navigating the possibilities and demanding situations of yankee lifestyles. The e-book examines ten religions, between different issues. purely via discussing the original demanding situations confronted via all religions, and their fans, do we take step one towards a better figuring out for we all.

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Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality. 26. Stanton L. Jones, “A Constructive Relationship for Religion with the Science and Profession of Psychology: Perhaps the Boldest Model Yet,” American Psychologist 9, no. 3 (199): 18–199. 27. Ann Hulbert, Raising America: Experts, Parents, and a Century of Advice about Children (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003), 1. 28. Smith and Denton, Soul Searching, 20. 29. See Miller-McLemore, In the Midst of Chaos. 30. Alan Cole, “Buddhism,” in Sex, Marriage, and Family in the World Religions, ed.

Wilde, “The Demographic Imperative in Religious Change in the United States,” American Journal of Sociology 107 (September 2001): 68–500. For a good overview of current debate, see James A. ” Books and Culture, May 1, 200. 13. Horace Bushnell, Christian Nurture (New York: Charles Scribner, 1861; rpt. Cleve- 1. , 107. 15. , 83. land: Pilgrim Press, 199), 10. 16. For a full accounting, see H. Shelton Smith, Changing Conceptions of Original Sin (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1955); Peter Slater, Children in the New England Mind (Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1977).

17. , The Child in Christian Thought (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 18. Margaret Lamberts Bendroth, “Children of Adam, Children of God: Christian 2001). Nurture in Early Nineteenth-Century America,” Theology Today 56, no.  (2000): 95–505; Margaret Bendroth, Growing Up Protestant: Parents, Children, and Mainline Churches (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2002); Marcia J. Bunge, “Children, the Church, and the Domestic Church: Supporting Parents in the Task of Nurturing the Moral and Spiritual Lives of Children,” New Theology Review: An IN T RODUC T ION 23 American Catholic Journal of Ministry 1, no.

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