Prisms of Faith
Perspectives on Religious Education and the Cultivation of Catholic Identity
Imprint: Pickwick Publications
"Prisms of Faith reflects the best scholarship of contemporary Catholic religious education and catechesis. It holds great potential to renew our efforts at sharing the faith in our postmodern world. It is also a fitting tribute to someone who has done this so well for so long--Professor Tom Walters."
--Thomas Groome, Author, Professor of Theology and Religious Education, Boston College
"The task of handing on the Catholic faith faces enormous challenges today. In Prisms of Faith, seven talented scholars offer wise insights to address these challenges, exploring important sources from the past as well as contemporary approaches. Those who care about fostering vibrant Catholic identity through religious education will benefit from this rich collection of essays."
--Maureen R. O'Brien, Chair and Associate Professor of Theology, Department of Theology, Duquesne University
"An impressive compendium of salient chapters that refract the essence of religious education and the formation of Catholic identity through historical, theoretical, and practical lenses."
--Eilish Ryan, Professor, Religious Studies, University of the Incarnate Word
"Prisms of Faith is a wonderful tribute to Tom Walters. It is an engaging discussion about fundamental and difficult-to-answer questions about educating in faith. It challenges readers and calls us to think deeply about how to cultivate Catholic identity."
--Harold D. Horell, Fordham University, GSRRE
"This collection of essays is a fitting recognition of the work of Tom Walters. The essays are clear, interdisciplinary, well researched, and invite the reader to ask some of the important questions connected to the way we educate in faith."
--Jane E. Regan, Associate Professor of Religious Education, Director of Continuing Education, School of Theology and Ministry, Boston College