Beyond Religious Education: Implications of the Spirituality of Children for Theory and Practice

TRP2443HF  L4101
Offered in Summer 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2012 · Toronto (other off-campus location) Site

This course will explore recent developments around the spirituality of children, and the theology of childhood as a means of reshaping and revitalizing the practice of ministry with children. Participants will discover how to be companions with children on their spiritual journey. Participants will also be trained in the Godly Play method of being with children, and upon completion will be accredited storytellers by Godly Play Canada. The course will consist of lectures, small group work, tutorials, and required reading. Participants will be evaluated on class participation, a book report, a research paper, and the learning and telling of a Godly Play story.

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 9:00 to 16:00 · Begins: 06/17 · Ends: 06/22
Schedule Notes: No class Tuesday June 18, 2013.
Instructors: Andrew J. Sheldon
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: Withdrawal deadline: June 19, 2013
Additional Notes: Location: Larkin Building, room 214

47 Queen's Park Crescent East · Toronto, Ontario · M5S 2C3 · Canada · Tel: 416-978-4039 · Fax: 416-978-7821 · E-mail: inquiries @
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