Author(s): Kieran Hession
Publisher: Veritas Warehouse – Ballycoolin D 11
Children, Catholicism and Religious Education gives an overview and critical analysis of some major aspects of a Catholic approach to religious education at the primary level. Themes and topics examined in the book include: the spirituality of the child; the language of religious education; the history of primary religious education in Ireland; the challenge of teaching in a religiously diverse context; the purposes and processes of Christian religious education; a Catholic vision of education; and gender and religious education.
Children, Catholicism and Religious Education provides a valuable resource for students at undergraduate or postgraduate level as well as those with a general interest in the area of religious education.