The Spiritual Life of Children (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 10, 1991 - Psychology - 384 pages
9 Reviews
In this eighth and final volume in his Pulitzer Prize­winning Children of Crisis series, Coles examines the religious and spiritual lives of children. By using children's own words and pictures, Coles presents their deepest feelings.
  

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Review: The Spiritual Life of Children

User Review  - Ruth Billington - Goodreads

A valuable resource for me as a pastor. The stories are eye-opening, showing me what treasures are there for those who can listen. I've been dipping into this book for years, and each time I find more insight. Truly a book to have on one's shelves. Read full review

Review: The Spiritual Life of Children

User Review  - Michelle Bodle - Goodreads

Combining two of my favorite topics - psychology and spirituality - this book left me wondering if these responses were from children - as they felt quite inauthentic and clinic Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
xi
Psychoanalysis and Religion
1
Method
22
The Face of God
40
The Voice of God
69
Young Spirituality Psychological Themes
98
Young Spirituality Philosophical Reflections
129
Young Spirituality Visionary Moments
148
Representations
167
Christian Salvation
202
Islamic Surrender
225
Jewish Righteousness
249
Secular SoulSearching
277
The Child as Pilgrim
303
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About the author (1991)

Robert Coles is a winner of the National Medal of Freedom.

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