Children and Childhood in American Religions (The Rutgers by Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore

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By Don S. Browning, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore

Spiritual traditions play a significant position within the lives of many American childrens. during this selection of essays, best students display for the 1st time how a variety of religions interpret, reconstruct, and mediate their traditions to assist consultant youngsters and their mom and dad in navigating the possibilities and demanding situations of yankee lifestyles. The e-book examines ten religions, between different themes. in basic terms by way of discussing the original demanding situations confronted by way of all religions, and their fans, will we take step one towards a better figuring out for we all.

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On the general topic of mainline Protestants and children, see Margaret Bendroth, Growing Up Protestant: Parents, Children, and Mainline Churches (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2002); Bonnie Miller-McLemore, Let the Children Come: Reimagining Childhood from a Christian Perspective (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003). . Robert Wuthnow, introduction to The Quiet Hand of God: Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism, ed. Robert Wuthnow and John H. Evans (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2002), .

Mary Jane Kehily, An Introduction to Childhood Studies (London: Open University 12. See, for example, the new journal Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, pub- Press, 200), x–xi. lished in association with the Norwegian Centre for Child Research. New programs in the United States have begun at Rutgers University (http://childhood-studies. case. edu/artsci/childstudies/) and at the Open University in the United Kingdom. New international organizations have also arisen, such as Childwatch: International Research Network.

His view of the child as godly and simple, a seedling bound to grow into a tree with the right amount of care, would not survive the psychological revolution of the next hundred years. Bushnell’s theology said little about the deep-seated conflicts that Freud would soon unearth or about the spiritual mysteries posed by teenagers and young adults, who would bedevil American society for much of the following century. The Modern Child Bushnell’s model of the spiritually intact, responsible child set the course for Protestant thinking about childhood for decades to come.

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