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By John P. Bartkowski,Margaret Lamberts Bendroth,Paul D Numrich,Don S. Browning,Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore,Christopher G Ellison,Jennifer Beste,Elliot Dorff,Jane Smith,Cheryl Gilkes,David Dollahite,Raymond Williams,Rita Gross,Jeffrey Meyer,Roger Ironcloud,Ray

Whether First Communion or bar mitzvah, spiritual traditions play a primary position within the lives of many American young children. during this selection of essays, top students show for the 1st time how a number of religions interpret, reconstruct, and mediate their traditions to aid consultant teenagers and their mom and dad in navigating the possibilities and demanding situations of yankee lifestyles. The publication examines ten religions, between different topics:

  • How the Catholic Church confronts the stress among its teachings approximately young ones and real practic
  • The Oglala Lakota's fight to maintain their non secular tradition
  • The effect of modernity on Hinduism

Only via discussing the original demanding situations confronted by way of all religions, and their fans, do we take step one towards a better figuring out for all of us.

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