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Child in Christian Thought

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ISBN-10: 0802846939

ISBN-13: 9780802846938

Edition: 2001

Authors: Marcia J. Bunge

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List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/14/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 527
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

William H. Melody is Guest Professor at the Center for Communication, Media and Information Technology (CMI), Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark. He is Emeritus Professor, Economics of Infrastructures at the Department of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, and Emeritus Director, Learning Initiatives on Reforms for Network Economies (LIRNE.NET). He has participated in telecom and ICT research and policy development in all regions of the world.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).

Series Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Least and the Greatest: Children in the New Testament
The Ecclesial Family: John Chrysostom on Parenthood and Children
"Where or When Was Your Servant Innocent?": Augustine on Childhood
A Person in the Making: Thomas Aquinas on Children and Childhood
The Child in Luther's Theology: "For What Purpose Do We Older Folks Exist, Other Than to Care for ... the Young?"
"The Heritage of the Lord": Children in the Theology of John Calvin
Complex Innocence, Obligatory Nurturance, and Parental Vigilance: "The Child" in the Work of Menno Simons
"Wonderful Affection": Seventeenth-Century Missionaries to New France on Children and Childhood
Education and the Child in Eighteenth-Century German Pietism: Perspectives from the Work of A. H. Francke
John Wesley and Children
Children of Wrath, Children of Grace: Jonathan Edwards and the Puritan Culture of Child Rearing
"Be Converted and Become as Little Children": Friedrich Schleiermacher on the Religious Significance of Childhood
Horace Bushnell's Christian Nurture
African American Children, "The Hope of the Race": Mary Church Terrell, the Social Gospel, and the Work of the Black Women's Club Movement
Reading Karl Barth on Children
"Infinite Openness to the Infinite": Karl Rahner's Contribution to Modern Catholic Thought on the Child
"Let the Children Come" Revisited: Contemporary Feminist Theologians on Children
Select Bibliography
Contributors
Indexes
Subjects
Names
Scripture References