Handbook of Children's Religious Education

Edited by Donald Ratcliff

Handbook of Children's Religious Education

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  • ISBN: 9781556356728
  • Pages: 296
  • Publication Date: 5/22/2008
  • Retail Price: $27.00
Web Price: $21.60
Web Price: $21.60

Handbook of Children's Religious Education

Edited by Donald Ratcliff

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  • ISBN: 9781556356728
  • Pages: 296
  • Publication Date: 5/22/2008
  • Retail Price: $27.00
Web Price: $21.60

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Handbook of Children's Religious Education is a thorough and comprehensive treatment of the religious education of children ages six to twelve. It covers virtually all the basic information that childhood educators need to know in order to be effective teachers and communicators.

Endorsements & Reviews-

"Always mindful of the practitioner, this book is careful to apply the latest research findings to the practice of children's religious education This volume contains many practical suggestions for using new insights and teaching methods in a wide variety of religious education settings."
--Iris V. Cully, Lexington Theological Seminary, Emerita, author of Christian Child Development

"An invaluable resource both for persons teaching religion to children and for those responsible for providing quality preservice and inservice enrichment for childhood religious educators. This clearly written book treats the most important aspects of teaching religion to children from six to twelve."
--Sr. Mary Peter Traviss, OP, University of San Francisco, author of Student Moral Development in the Catholic School

"Valuable for preservice and inservice childhood religious educators, this book offers a wide ranging overview of approaches to religious education with boy and girls six to twelve."
--James W. Fowler, Candler School of Theology, author of Stages of Faith

"This book is likely to serve as the standard volume on children's religious education well into the next century."
--Clair Allen Budd, Asbury College

"This work is the incarnation of the dictum 'there is nothing more practical than a good theory.' Both theory and practice enrich each other in this highly usable book. A major contribution."
--Jack Renard Presseau, Presbyterian College, author of Teach-niques

"In the tradition of a handbook, this volume covers a broad range of material with surprising depth and comprehensiveness. The various chapters are really not the kind that could or should be read once; they merit being read and reread in detail for specific application to one's own situation."
--Bernard Spilka, University of Denver, senior author of Psychology of Religion

"This book provides a thorough understanding of the religious formation of children. It offers a wide variety of approaches to childhood religious education. And it contributes significantly to being with children as they make their educational and spiritual journey."
--Sonja Stewart, Western Theological Seminary, coauthor of Children and Worship

Contributors-

Donald Ratcliff

Bio(s)-

Donald Ratcliff is Professor of Psychology at Vanguard University and has studied children's spiritual development for more than 25 years.

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