The Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence

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Eugene C. Roehlkepartain
SAGE, 2006 - Education - 543 pages
The Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence breaks new ground by articulating the state of knowledge in the area of childhood and adolescent spiritual development. Featuring a rich array of theory and research from an international assortment of leading social scientists in multiple disciplines, this book represents work from diverse traditions and approaches – making it an invaluable resource for scholars across a variety of disciplines and organizations.

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Contents

FOUNDATIONS FOR THE SCIENTIFIC
17
The Family as a Context for Religious
21
Intersections
46
Spirituality
60
Philosophical Issues in Spiritual Education and Development
73
Measurement and Research Design in Studying
92
Introduction to Part II
107
The Changing Global Context of Adolescent Spirituality
124
Introduction to Part IV
281
Spiritual Development in Children and Youth
297
Peer
310
Unexamined Crucibles for Spiritual Development
324
Introduction to Part V
339
Resilience and Spirituality in Youth
355
A Quest for Moral and Spiritual Integrity?
371
Spiritual Development and Adolescent WellBeing and Thriving
384

Spiritual and Religious Pathology in Childhood and Adolescence
137
A Case Study From West Africa
150
Spiritual Experiences and Capacities of Children and Youth
163
Introduction to Part III
181
and Adolescence
197
CognitiveCultural Foundations of Spiritual Development
211
The Relationship Between Moral and Spiritual Development
224
The Relationship Between Spiritual Development
239
The Relation Between Spiritual Development and Identity Processes
252
Personality and Spiritual Development
266
Religion Spirituality and Childrens Physical Health
399
Introduction to Part VI
419
From Social Science
435
Integrating Spiritual Development Into Child
445
Bridging to Public Policy and Civil Society
458
Strengthening the Research Foundation
473
Author Index
499
Subject Index
517
About the Editors
531
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