The Mystery of the Child

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Much of today's writing on children treats the child of any age as a problem or a set of problems to be solved, effectively reducing the child to a complex of biological and chemical factors, explainable in scientific terms, or regarding children as objects of adult control. In contrast, Martin Marty here presents the child as a mystery who invokes wonder and elicits creative responses that affect the care provided him or her. Drawing on literature as new as contemporary poetry and as old as the Bible, The Mystery of ...

The Mystery of the Child 2007, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802817662

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