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The Child in Christian Thought (Religion, Marriage, and Family) [Paperback]

By Marcia J. Bunge (Editor)
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Pages   513
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.36" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.11"
Weight:   1.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 14, 2000
Publisher   Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN  0802846939  
EAN  9780802846938  

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This seminal book opens windows into the history of Christian thinking on neglected but important topis: the child, the care of children, the education of children, the responsibility of parents, and the many theological, spiritual, and practical repercussions connected with these concerns. In rich and subtle way this book provides both orientation and new contemporary perspectives on child rearing and its consequences for religious communities, culture, society, and the common good.

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This volume offers the first major survey of the history of Christian thought on children. Each chapter, written by an expert in the field, discusses the particular perspectives on children held by influential theologians and Christian movements throughout church history, asking what resources they can contribute to a sound contemporary view of childhood and child-rearing. Intended for all readers, this needed book will be a valuable resource for laying the foundation for a new, more meaningful Christian view of childhood today.

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More About Marcia J. Bunge

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Marcia J. Bunge is Professor of Humanities and Theology at Christ College, the Honors College of Valparaiso University (Indiana); Director of the Child in Religion and Ethics Project; and the University's W. C. Dickmeyer Professor. She is the translator and editor of selected texts by J. G. Herder entitled Against Pure Reason: Writings on History, Language, and Religion (1993). She has also edited and contributed to The Child in Christian Thought (2001); The Child in the Bible (2008, co-edited with Terence Fretheim and Beverly Roberts Gaventa); and Children and Childhood in World Religions: Primary Sources and Texts (2009, co-edited with Don S. Browning).

Marcia J. Bunge currently resides in the state of Indiana. Marcia J. Bunge was born in 1954 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Valparaiso University, Indiana.

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A Good Base  Feb 15, 2007
This book will give you an overview of the Churches history on children and families. While the book presents many ideas that are antiquated and opposite of today's theologies on the the teaching of children, this book can be used as a tool to see where many bases for church's thoughts on children came from.

An important history lesson for anyone working with children!

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