Retail Price: $18.00
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ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: 978-1-62032-398-4
Pages: 160
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: 05/21/2013
Street Date: 05/21/2013
Division: Cascade Books
Category: Theology
A Theology of Youth, Spirit, and Vocation
By David F. White

Book Description
Dreamcare: A Theology of Youth, Spirit, and Vocationhelps parents, youth workers, and congregations cultivate purpose and vocation in youth and young adults. Recent findings disclose a pervasive sense of purposelessness that threatens young adults' health and well-being, and also the common good. The good news is that research shows all young people also have an often hidden sense of purpose that can be noticed, named, and nurtured by parents and communities. This volume supplements research with findings from Emory's Youth Theological Initiative (YTI), which identifies four pathways—desire, joy, compassion, and responsibility—by which young people discover a sense of purpose. Growing from research at YTI, this volume provides concrete suggestions for how Christian communities might engage young people in practices to cultivate a sense of purpose, including narrative resources by which to make theological sense of their impulses of desire, joy, compassion, and responsibility.
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