The Child in Christian Thought

The Child in Christian Thought


Author: Bunge, Marcia J.
Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans
ISBN: 9780802846938
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 527
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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.


Clarissa W. Atkinson
Margaret Bendroth
Catherine Brekus
Marcia J. Bunge
Dawn DeVries
Richard P. Heitzenrater
Mary Ann Hinsdale
Judith Gundry-Volf
Vigen Guroian
Keith Graber Miller
Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore
Barbara Pitkin
Marcia Y. Riggs
Martha Ellen Stortz
Jane E. Strohl
Cristina L. H. Traina
William Werpehowski

Marcia J. Bunge, Editor

Marcia J. Bunge is the Drell and Adeline Bernhardson Distinguished Professor in Religion at Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, Minnesota.


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