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Young people and effective Bible engagement

Hughes, Philip J. (2013) Young people and effective Bible engagement. St Mark's Review (224). pp. 94-100. ISSN 0036-3103

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Abstract

Engaging the Bible as an important source of faith, is an important contributor to a vibrant faith. In 2005, a national telephone survey of 1,200 randomly chosen young people across Australia found that approximately 4 per cent of those aged between 13 and 18 claimed to read the Bible daily and about 11 per cent claimed to read it weekly. The web surveys, which the Christian Research Association (CRA) has conducted among students in church-run schools, suggest that these frequencies may be a little exaggerated, and probably about 10 per cent of teenagers read the Bible in any given week including those who listen to the readings in a church service.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords (separated by commas): Faith, Biblical teaching, Bible; Communities, Christianity, Christian education
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subject Area(s): D - Religious Education
Association with University of Divinity: PTC: Pilgrim Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 12:27
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 12:27
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2564

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