Item description for How Creative Catechists Use Stories by Janaan Manternach & Carl J. Pfeifer...
Overview Story is vitally important in our lives of faith because it connects with the whole of life. Story makes one laugh, cry, wonder, imagine; it also heals. In this delightful book, How Creative Catechists Use Children's Stories, the author provide ideas and examples for doing just that. As the book points out, teachers can learn from the example of Jesus who employed parables to communicated important lessons about life and faith. The "modern parables" contain in popular children's stories - both new and old - are a treasury of imaginative themes, illustrations, word pictures, and adventures. Teachers and catechists can draw on this treasury for creative and appealing ways to present faith lessons to their students. Learn how your children can connect the mysteries of our faith to the experiences of some of their favorite storybook characters. Enjoy with them the power of story to unlock our imaginations and add freshness and creativity to our religion lessons. How Creative Catechists Use Children's Stories is a wonderful, inspiring resource for teachers, catechist, parents, liturgists - anyone involved in handing on the faith to children.
Publishers Description This excellent resource invites catechists and teachers to explore the impact of popular "stories" when teaching religion.
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