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How do children imagine God? Surprisingly, few researchers have asked this question. In crayon drawings, doll-play, letters, and carefully designed interviews, the forty children in David Heller's study reveal a rich array of spiritual imagery. Though Heller does find some differing views attributable to age, gender, and religious background (the children were Jewish, Catholic, Protestant, and Hindu), he discovers to a surprising degree a common vision of God that cuts across ethnic and religious differences. He also ...

The Children's God 1988, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226326368

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The Children's God 1986, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226326351