The Spiritual Life of Children

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers, 1990 - Religion - 358 pages
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In this last of eight volumes in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Children of Crisis series, Coles speaks to and for the religious and spiritual lives of children. He reveals, in the children's own words and pictures, their views of salvation and righteousness, their experience of God, and their ways of understanding the ultimate meaning of their lives. 16 pages of full-color drawings.

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Pulitzer prize-winning Harvard child psychiatrist Coles, a social scientist and prolific writer of books dealing with children's perceptions of poverty, moral and political stress, and crisis, shares ... Read full review


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Boston-born psychiatrist and author Robert Martin Coles devoted his professional life to the psychology of children. Coles has been associated with the Harvard University Medical School since 1960. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his five-volume series entitled Children in Crisis, Coles has contributed hundreds of articles to popular magazines, as well as writing over thirty books for adults and children. Other books include The Mind's Fate, Flannery O'Connor's South, and Walker Percy: An American Search.

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