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Contents
Editors' Preface
Acknowledgments
Foreword(s) [PENDING]
Desmond Tutu, The Dalai Lama
1. Traditional Wisdom: Creating Space for Religious Reflection on Child and Adolescent Spirituality
Karen-Marie Yust, Aostre N. Johnson, Sandy E. Sasso, and Eugene C. Roehlkepartain
I. CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS IN MAJOR RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS
Introduction
2. Awakening Latent Spirituality: Nurturing Children in the Hindu Tradition
Vishal Agarwal
3. The Child as Compassionate Bodhisattva and as Human Sufferer/Spiritual Seeker: Intertwined Buddhist Images
Yoshiharu Nakagawa
4. Learning to Be Righteous: A Jewish Theology of Childhood
Michael Shire
5. The Dignity and Complexity of Children: Constructing Christian Theologies of Childhood
Marcia J. Bunge
6. Filling the Heart with the Love of God: Islamic Perspectives on Spirituality in Childhood and Adolescence
Yetkin Yildirim
II. SPIRITUAL CHANGE AND RITES OF PASSAGE
Introduction
7. Saintly Children: Roman Catholicism and the Nurture of Children
Adrian Gellel
8. After a Child's First Dance with God: Accompanying Children on a Protestant Spiritual Journey
Catherine Stonehouse
9. In Right Relationship with God: Childhood Conversion in Evangelical Christian Traditions
Kevin E. Lawson
10. From Naming to Initiation: Childhood and Adolescence in African Christian Spirituality
Nicholas Otieno
11. The Child on Loan: The Pathway from Infancy through Adolescence in Islamic Studies
Ruqayya Yasmine Khan
12. Entering the World, Entering Torah: Moving from the Natural to the Sacred in the Jewish Life Cycle
Roberta Louis Goodman
13. Educating the Warrior: A Tibetan Buddhist Approach to Spiritual Growth
Richard C. Brown
III. RITUALS AND PRACTICES TO NURTURE THE INNER LIFE
Introduction
14. Young Minds, Youthful Buddhas: Developmental Rituals and Practices in Tibetan Buddhism
The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
15. Narrative and Imagination: The Role of Texts and Storytelling in Nurturing Spirituality in Judaism
Howard Schwartz
16. Sanctifying Time: A Jewish Perspective on Prayer, Holy Days, and Blessings in the Life of Children
Shoshana Silberman
17. Schooling the Heart: Introducing Catholic Youth to the Meaning and Practice of Prayer
Robin Maas
18. Sacred Celebrations: The Role of Festivals in Nurturing Hindu Children's Spirituality
Melukote K. Sridhar
19. Reformed Spirits: Christian Practices in Presbyterian Preschools in South Korea and the United States
Kathy Dawson and Shin-Kyung Park
IV. CONNECTING THE INNER LIFE WITH ETHICAL ACTION
Introduction
20. A Way of Mind and Life: The Relationship of Adolescent Catholic Spirituality to Life Structure
Michael Warren
21. Singing Hope and Practicing Justice: Adolescent Emancipatory Hope Embodied in the Life of Ruby Doris Smith
Evelyn L. Parker
22. Repairing the World: The Place of Mitzvoth in Children's Spiritual Lives
Sherry H. Blumberg
23. Young People's Spirituality as a Force for Social Change: A Bah 'í Perspective
Lori M. Noguchi
24. Children and the Five Pillars of Islam: Practicing Spirituality in Daily Life
Afeefa Syeed and Nusaybah Ritchie
25. Value-Creating Education: A Nichiren Buddhist Perspective
Monte Joffee
V. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR NURTURING SPIRITUALITY?
Introduction
26. At Home with Faith and Family: A Protestant Christian Perspective
Elizabeth F. Caldwell
27. Sunday School for Buddhists? Nurturing Spirituality in Children
Sumi Loundon, Ilmee Hwansoo Kim, and Benny Liow
28. Personal Responsibility with Communal Support: The Spiritual Education of Muslim Children
Pamela K. Taylor
29. Understanding Dharma, Performing Karma: Shared Responsibilities for Spiritual Grooming in Hindu Traditions
Venkatakrishna B.V. Sastry
30. Transforming Bar/Bat Mitzvah: The Role of Family and Community
Jeffrey K. Salkin
31. Teaching Correct Principles: Promoting Spiritual Strength in LDS Young People
David C. Dollahite and Loren D. Marks
VI. SOCIAL AND CULTURAL FORCES THAT SHAPE SPIRITUALITY
Introduction
32. Scarce Discourse: Exploring Gender, Sexuality, and Spirituality in Buddhism
Rita M. Gross
33. Identity Jihads: The Multiple Strivings of American Muslim Youth
Marcia Hermansen and Shabana Mir
34. Countering a Malforming Culture: Christian Theological Formation of Adolescents in North America
Ellen T. Charry
35. Resistance and Resilience: Cultivating Christian Spiritual Practices among Brazilian Children and Youth
Débora Barbosa Agra Junker
36. Spiritual Economies of Childhood: Christian Perspectives on Global Market Forces and Young People's Spirituality
Joyce Ann Mercer
37. Born with a Knife in Their Hearts: Children and Political Conflict in the Middle East
Arik Ascherman
Postscript: Continuing the Conversation
About the Editors
Subject Index
Author Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Children -- Religious life.
Religious education of children.
Teenagers -- Religious life.
Religious education of teenagers.