Embedded Faith: The Faith Journeys of Young Adults within Church Communities

Embedded Faith: The Faith Journeys of Young Adults within Church Communities

by Carlton Johnstone

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625641236
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 12/04/2013
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Carlton Johnstone is the national youth ministry development leader for the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand. He lives in Wellington with his wife, Sarah, and children, Max and Holly.

Table of Contents

Foreword Andrew Root ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

1 Negotiating the Profile of Generations X and Y 1

2 Embedded Faith 10

3 Rituals as Bonding and Collective Memory 37

4 Church Switching: Thinking about where to Embed Faith 61

5 The Relational Dimension of Embedded Faith 91

6 Worship and Modes of Engagement 113

7 Preaching and Interpretive Communities 143

8 Church Two-Timing 168

Appendix: Methodology 189

Bibliography 195

Subject Index 203

Name Index 211

Scripture Index 213

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