Children and the Theologians

Children and the Theologians : Clearing the Way for Grace

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The long story of children in theology is told via analysis of some twenty-five theologians, grouped according to six historical periods. Each account examines what a particular theologian thought about children and the experience it was based upon. Four themes that have shaped our attitudes about children in the church emerge from this history: ambivalence, ambiguity, indifference, and grace.

The result of this study is to promote a healthier church, which will respect and utilize the distinctive gifts of children. In so doing, theologians will be better able to help clear the way for grace in the postmodern church.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 276 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18.8mm | 585.13g
  • Morehouse Publishing
  • Harrisburg, United States
  • English
  • 0819223476
  • 9780819223470
  • 534,820

About Jerome W. Berryman

JEROME W. BERRYMAN is the founder of Godly Play and has a wide experience working with children ages 2-18. Priest, writer, lecturer, and workshop leader, Berryman is Senior Fellow of the Center for the Theology of
Childhood. He is the author of The Complete Guide to Godly Play, Teaching Godly Play, Children and the Theologians, The Spiritual Guidance of Children, and Stories of God at Home.
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