Helping Teenagers Grow Morally: A Guide for Adults

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1992 - Religion - 109 pages
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How can church members help teenagers aquire Christian moral standards? C. Ellis Nelson views morals as a practical outgrowth of beliefs about the meaning of life, and oulines seven strategies that can help adults influence young adults. He emphasizes what Christians can do in congregations to create a caring community that encourages young people to embody virtues that build a better society.

 

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Contents

Our Moral Nature
1
A Moral Community
13
A Practice of Moral Living
23
Coming of AgeSocial Setting
35
Coming of AgeSelfDiscovery
47
Helping TeenagersInvolvement
59
Helping TeenagersDiscussion
71
Toward Christian Character
83
Leaders Guide
95
Notes
105
For Further Reading
109
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C. Ellis Nelson is President Emeritus of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky and Research Professor of Christian Education at Austin Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas. He is the author of several books including How Faith Matures and Helping Teenagers Grow Morally: A Guide for Adults, both published by WJK.

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