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"Four links between Child Theology and children's spirituality,"

Mountain, Vivienne (2011) "Four links between Child Theology and children's spirituality,". International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 16 (3). pp. 261-271. ISSN 1364-436X

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Abstract

It is my thesis that the Child Theology Movement is a new and significant aspect of cultural change within the Christian church that will have resonance with the wider community, affecting parenting behaviour as well as spiritual and religious education. This paper examines some of the aspects of children’s spirituality that link to and have value in the Child Theology Movement. These aspects are: living based in relationship, living in vulnerability, living in creativity and play, living in openness and hope.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords (separated by commas): children, spirituality, Child Theology Movement, relationships, creativity, hope
Fields of Research: 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220315 Philosophy of Religion
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950405 Religious Structures and Ritual
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subject Area(s): Ministry Studies
D - Pastoral Studies
A - Philosophy
D - Religious Education
D - Spirituality and Spiritual Direction
Association with University of Divinity: STC: Stirling Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Vivienne Mountain
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2014 11:50
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2014 11:59
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1631

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