Spiritual Education: Cultural, Religious, and Social Differences : New Perspectives for the 21st Century

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Jane Erricker, Cathy Ota, Clive Erricker
Sussex Academic Press, 2001 - Education - 304 pages
Twenty-one selected papers from the First International Conference on Children's Spirituality, held in Chichester, England, are arranged in sections focusing on religious and theological, psychological and anthropological, and pedagogical approaches to the subject. A sampling of topics: the nonverbal nature of spirituality and religious language; youth spirituality as a response to cultural crisis; spirituality versus individualism; the prospects of spirituality in a globalized, technological world; and spirituality and the notion of citizenship in education. The writing is academic but accessible to the general reader. Distributed by ISBS. c. Book News Inc.

About the author (2001)

Clive Erricker is County Inspector for Religious Education, Hampshire. The volume editors are co-editors of the "International Journal of Children's Spirituality".

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