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The Child in Christian Thought (Religion, Marriage, and Family) [Paperback]

By Marcia J. Bunge (Editor)
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"The Child in Christian Thought" offers the first major survey of the history of Christian thought on children. It addresses the particular perspectives on children held by influential theologians and Christian movements throughout church history, asking what resources they can contribute to a sound contemporary view of childhood and child rearing.

Publishers Description
This volume offers the first major survey of the history of Christian thought on children. Each chapter, written by an expert in the field, discusses the particular perspectives on children held by influential theologians and Christian movements throughout church history, asking what resources they can contribute to a sound contemporary view of childhood and child-rearing. Intended for all readers, this needed book will be a valuable resource for laying the foundation for a new, more meaningful Christian view of childhood today.

Awards and Recognitions
The Child in Christian Thought (Religion, Marriage, and Family) by Marcia J. Bunge has received the following awards and recognitions -
  • Book of the Year - 2001 Winner - Top 10 category


Citations And Professional Reviews
The Child in Christian Thought (Religion, Marriage, and Family) by Marcia J. Bunge has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Publishers Weekly - 09/11/2000 page 88


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Item Specifications...


Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Pages   513
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.36" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.11"
Weight:   1.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 14, 2000
Publisher   Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Series  Religion Marriage And Family  
ISBN  0802846939  
ISBN13  9780802846938  


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More About Marcia J. Bunge


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Marcia J. Bunge is Professor of Humanities and Theology at Christ College, the Honors College of Valparaiso University (Indiana); Director of the Child in Religion and Ethics Project; and the University's W. C. Dickmeyer Professor. She is the translator and editor of selected texts by J. G. Herder entitled Against Pure Reason: Writings on History, Language, and Religion (1993). She has also edited and contributed to The Child in Christian Thought (2001); The Child in the Bible (2008, co-edited with Terence Fretheim and Beverly Roberts Gaventa); and Children and Childhood in World Religions: Primary Sources and Texts (2009, co-edited with Don S. Browning).

Marcia J. Bunge currently resides in the state of Indiana. Marcia J. Bunge was born in 1954 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Valparaiso University, Indiana.

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1Books > Subjects > Parenting & Families > Parenting > General
2Books > Subjects > Parenting & Families > Parenting
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > Bible > General
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Theology > General


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A Good Base  Feb 15, 2007
This book will give you an overview of the Churches history on children and families. While the book presents many ideas that are antiquated and opposite of today's theologies on the the teaching of children, this book can be used as a tool to see where many bases for church's thoughts on children came from.

An important history lesson for anyone working with children!
 

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