This book takes an in-depth look at spirituality and its continual expression in children, to support those working with children in developing their own perceptions and interaction with them. The authors outline exactly what is understood by contemporary spirituality, and discuss the importance of context in a consideration of spirituality.
Attention to children's spiritual and religious well-being is required by legislation - Government guidelines and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989. Margaret Crompton has worked with and on behalf of children as a social worker, lecturer and writer.
Represents work from diverse traditions and approaches - making it a resource for scholars across a variety of disciplines and organizations. Key Features: interdisciplinary theory and research, as well as proposals for future areas of inquiry, to help move spiritual development into a mainstream field of learning
Honors the spiritual development of all wisdom traditions. Creates project teams and partnerships to initiate the creation of innovative programs and projects. Through research, publications, networking, trainings, camp, conferences, speaking, consulting, ChildSpirit is helping to change the way society (parents and grandparents, educators, health care professionals, innovative religious and spiritual leaders, and community leaders and many more) see and work with its young people.