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Young People, Faith and Social Justice

Daw, Joan (2013) Young People, Faith and Social Justice. Yarra Institute Press, Melbourne. 151pp. ISBN 978-0-9871461-1-3

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    Abstract

    This research examines the social justice activities of youth, and the religious or non-religious factors associated with such engagement. A main question posed relates to the motivation behind youth engagement in social justice activities: to what extent is it motivated by basic human compassion, religious faith, or other factors? Further, to what extent does religious faith help to sustain this type of engagement? Is modelling important? The research will be useful to pastoral planners, youth workers, educators and all concerned about social justice.

    Item Type: Books / Monographs
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): social justice, religion, faith, values, church, Catholic, community, soup kitchens, post-modern context, spirituality, Engebretson, asylum seekers, Young Christian Workers, Mason, schools, role models, Rowan Ireland, volunteering, visibility, structure, immersion experiences, advocacy, school contexts, Christian narrative, parish involvement,
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
    Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
    Type of Activity: Strategic Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): D - Missiology
    D - Pastoral Studies
    Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
    Depositing User: Dr Bruce Duncan
    Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2014 09:44
    Last Modified: 11 Jan 2017 01:15
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1412

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