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Children and childhood in American religions

Author: Don S Browning; Bonnie J Miller-McLemore
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009.
Series: Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Religious traditions play a central role in the lives of many American children. In this collection of essays, leading scholars reveal for the first time how various religions interpret, reconstruct, and mediate their traditions to help guide children and their parents in navigating the opportunities and challenges of American life. The book examines ten religions, among other topics. Only by discussing the unique  Read more...
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Children and childhood in American religions.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)841098052
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don S Browning; Bonnie J Miller-McLemore
ISBN: 9780813544809 0813544807 9780813544816 0813544815
OCLC Number: 234257138
Description: viii, 233 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mainline Protestants and children / Margaret Bendroth --
Conservative Protestants on children and parenting / John P. Bartkowski ; Christopher G. Ellison --
The status of children within the Roman Catholic Church / Jennifer Beste --
Judaism and children in the United States / Elliot N. Dorff --
The Black church and children / Cheryl Townsend Gilkes --
Latter-day Saint children and youth in America / David C. Dollahite --
Native American children and religion / Roger Iron Cloud ; Raymond Bucko --
Children in American Islam / Jane I. Smith --
Hindu children in the United States / Raymond Brady Williams --
Buddhism and children in North America / Rita M. Gross --
Asian American Confucianism and children / Jeffrey Meyer --
Immigrant parochial schools : religion, morality, citizenship / Paul D. Numrich --
The law's influence over children's religious development / Emily Buss.
Series Title: Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Responsibility: edited by Don S. Browning and Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore.
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Whether First Communion or bar mitzvah, religious traditions play a central role in the lives of American children. This book presents a collection of essays that reveal how various religions  Read more...

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