Spirit of the Child Paperback

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Spirit of the Child

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Spirituality is increasingly acknowledged to be an essential part of child development. David Hay argues for the inclusion of spiritual awareness as a cross-curricular element in the school syllabus to promote the development of morality and social cohesion. While culturally constructed pressures and the decline in institutional religion have led to the suppression of spiritual expression, children are, the author maintains, capable of profound and meaningful beliefs from an early age. A three-year research study into young children's spirituality and its survival value informs Hay's view that spirituality in education needs to overcome traditional approaches and should adopt a theory of spirituality that includes religion but is not confined to it. This stimulating book will encourage educators, parents and others involved in teaching children to consider new approaches to foster children's natural spiritual development.

Spirit of the Child by David Hay was published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers in January 2006 and is our 43561st best seller. The ISBN for Spirit of the Child is 9781843103714.

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Details for Spirit of the Child

Page last updated 22nd October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherJessica Kingsley Publishers (January 2006)
EditionRevised edition
Number of Pages224
Thickness14 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1108631
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