When Children Became People

When Children Became People

by O. M. Bakke
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0800637259

ISBN-13: 9780800637255

Pub. Date: 03/31/2005

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishing

Bakke paints a fascinating picture of children's first real emergence as people against a backdrop of the ancient world.

Using theological and social history research, Bakke compares Greco-Roman and Christian attitudes toward abortion and child prostitution, pedagogy and moral upbringing, and the involvement of children in liturgy and church life. He also assesses

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Bakke paints a fascinating picture of children's first real emergence as people against a backdrop of the ancient world.

Using theological and social history research, Bakke compares Greco-Roman and Christian attitudes toward abortion and child prostitution, pedagogy and moral upbringing, and the involvement of children in liturgy and church life. He also assesses Christian attitudes toward children in the church's developing doctrinal commitments.

Today, growing numbers of children are impoverished, exploited, abandoned, orphaned, or killed. Bakke's insightful work begins to untangle the roots of their complex plight.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800637255
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress Publishing
Publication date:
03/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
804,476
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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