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Will There Be Faith?: A New Vision for Educating and Growing Disciples

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A Modern Manual for Sharing a Relevant, Vibrant, Enduring Faith

In the face of mounting obstacles, parents and educators find themselves increasingly challenged by the task of leading people toward lives of faith. Now Thomas Groome, a world-renowned authority on religious education, has created a contemporary, holistic approach to teaching Christian beliefs and values that
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published August 23rd 2011 by HarperOne (first published August 1st 2011)
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Kathleen Wells
Feb 29, 2012 Kathleen Wells rated it it was amazing
I was glad to learn about this relatively new book by Thomas Groome, since as a Christian educator I had relied on his earlier book, Christian Religious Education. Although some of Groome's new book is written specifically for Catholic schools, I found his "life to faith to life" model very helpful. It is something I will be able to put into practice in my teaching.
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One of the texts for a Spring 2016 class at Brite, "Church's Educational Ministry"--From the publisher: In the face of mounting obstacles, parents and educators find themselves increasingly challenged by the task of leading people toward lives of faith. Now Thomas Groome, a world-renowned authority on religious education, has created a contemporary, holistic approach to teaching Christian beliefs and values that offers real, effective solutions for today’s parents and teachers. His guide to ...more
Joanne
Feb 11, 2016 Joanne rated it it was ok
Groome clearly knows his material, but although this book purports to be written for parents and educators raising children in the Christian faith, I think it is dense for most lay people. 2 or 3 chapters are particularly relevant to parents; Groome mostly reminds us that Jesus and the way he lived his life are truly at the heart of Christianity.
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Thomas H. Groome is chair of the Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry and professor of theology and religious education at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry and author of What Makes Us Catholic?
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