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Wide-Awake in God’s World

Bible Engagement for Teenage Spiritual Formation in a Culture of Expressive Individualism

Australian College of Theology Monograph Series

by Graham D. Stanton

Imprint: Wipf and Stock

242 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.48 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781725274563
  • Published: October 2020

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  • 9781725274570
  • Published: October 2020

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  • 9781725274587
  • Published: October 2020

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In an expressivist culture, effective engagement must acknowledge teenagers' freedom to choose their own spiritual path. Yet, in an evangelical theology, faithful formation must hold on to biblical authority. As we seek to engage young people with the Bible, key questions need to be explored. Such questions include: how can pedagogical freedom be affirmed without undermining theological authority; and how can authority be asserted without diminishing personal freedom? This study explores a freedom-authority dialectic in theological dialogue with the educational philosophy of Maxine Greene. Greene's reflection on the arts and the imagination are brought into conversation with insights from Charles Taylor, Garret Green, and Nicholas Wolterstorff. As a work of practical theology, the book concludes with a framework to shape the purpose, content, and values for Bible engagement in contemporary youth ministry.
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