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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.