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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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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: 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
Subjects: D - Missiology
D - Pastoral Studies
College/Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
Depositing User: Dr Bruce Duncan
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2014 23:44
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2017 14:47
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1412

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