Will Our Children Have Faith?

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Originally written in 1976, revised in 200, and translated in six languages, this classic critique of Christian education is newly revised and expanded and includes Westerhoff's overview and perspective on the state Christian education over the past forty years-plus his role in that history.

According to Westerhoff, instead of guiding faith formation within the family, the church, and the school, we relegate religious education to Sunday morning classes. There, children learn ...

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Overview

Originally written in 1976, revised in 200, and translated in six languages, this classic critique of Christian education is newly revised and expanded and includes Westerhoff's overview and perspective on the state Christian education over the past forty years-plus his role in that history.

According to Westerhoff, instead of guiding faith formation within the family, the church, and the school, we relegate religious education to Sunday morning classes. There, children learn the facts about religion, but how will they learn or experience faith? How can we nourish and nurture the faith of children, instead of only teaching the facts?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819228000
  • Publisher: Church Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 190
  • Sales rank: 1,239,942

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition ix

Chapter 1 The Shaking of the Foundations Update 1

Chapter 2 Beginning and Ending with Faith Update 25

Chapter 3 In Search of Community Update 51

Chapter 4 Life Together Update 81

Chapter 5 Hope for the Future Updat 107

Afterword 129

A Memoir 145

Study Guide Sharon Ely Pearson 175

Other Books John H. Westerhoff 189

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