Poetic Youth Ministry: Learning to Love Young People by Letting Them Go

Poetic Youth Ministry: Learning to Love Young People by Letting Them Go

by Jason Lief

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498202435
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/22/2015
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Jason Lief is Associate Professor of Theology and Youth Ministry at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa.

Table of Contents

Foreword Andrew Root ix

Acknowledgments xi

Abbreviations xiii

Chapter 1 Vapor Trails: Young People Leaving the Church 1

Chapter 2 Weakening Our Theology 17

Chapter 3 The Pastoral Power of the Modern Social Imaginary 33

Chapter 4 Failed Commodities 55

Chapter 5 The Religious Problem 71

Chapter 6 Faith, Youth, and the Task of the Christian Community 89

Chapter 7 Conclusion: Poetic Youth Ministry 117

Bibliography 143

Index 147

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