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Losers, loners, and rebels : the spiritual struggles of boys / Robert C. Dykstra, Allan Hugh Cole, Jr., Donald Capps.

By: Dykstra, Robert C, 1956-.
Contributor(s): Cole, Allan Hugh | Capps, Donald | Cole, Allan Hugh | Capps, Donald.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: ix, 204 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780664229610; 0664229611.Subject(s): Church work with children | Boys -- Religious life | Teenage boys -- Religious life | Boys -- Religious life | Church work with children | Teenage boys -- Religious life | Church work with children | Boys -- Religious life | Teenage boys -- Religious lifeOnline resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Losers and the struggle for self-awareness / Robert C. Dykstra. The birth of the born loser ; The spiritual quest of the loser -- Loners and the struggle for self-transcendence / Allan Hugh Cole Jr. Loneliness as a condition of boyhood ; Solitude and God : a lonely boy's allies -- Rebels and the struggle for self-sufficiency / Donald Capps. The making of the reliably religious boy ; The rebellious spirit of the early adolescent boy.
Review: "The early years of adolescence are a tumultuous time, full of challenges and opportunities that can shape one's whole life. In recent years, several books have analyzed this period of life for girls, but this is one of the first books to investigate the interior life of boys as they develop their sense of self and begin the spiritual journeys that will carry them throughout their lives."--Jacket.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Standard Kirkland Campus
General BV 4450 .D95 2007 Available 30579004011521
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-194) and index.

Losers and the struggle for self-awareness / Robert C. Dykstra. The birth of the born loser ; The spiritual quest of the loser -- Loners and the struggle for self-transcendence / Allan Hugh Cole Jr. Loneliness as a condition of boyhood ; Solitude and God : a lonely boy's allies -- Rebels and the struggle for self-sufficiency / Donald Capps. The making of the reliably religious boy ; The rebellious spirit of the early adolescent boy.

"The early years of adolescence are a tumultuous time, full of challenges and opportunities that can shape one's whole life. In recent years, several books have analyzed this period of life for girls, but this is one of the first books to investigate the interior life of boys as they develop their sense of self and begin the spiritual journeys that will carry them throughout their lives."--Jacket.