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Overview

What kind of language and images should we use to communicate faith to children? How can we translate theological abstractions into concrete realities that make sense to children? This book provides insight into the stages of children's mental and spiritual development in order to enable us to share faith with them in appropriate ways.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664254391
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 3/10/2004
  • Series: Children's Worship Ser.
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author


Sara Covin Juengst is the former Director of Continuing Education at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. Her books include Sharing the Faith with Children, Like a Garden, and The Road Home, all available from WJK.
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1 The Children's Sermon, Burden or Blessing? 1
2 The Worship Setting 4
3 The Sermon as Instrument of Proclamation 20
4 How Children Think 29
5 How Children Grow in Faith 38
6 The Spiritual Needs of Children 53
7 Language and Symbolism 66
8 The Shape of the Sermon 75
9 CAPSULE Clues 97
Notes 107
Bibliography 112
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