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Title:
The ongoing journey : awakening spiritual life in at-risk youth
Author:
Coles, Robert.
Publication Information:
Boys Town, Neb. : Boys Town Press, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
225 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780938510482
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Book

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Within these covers, some of America's best-known educators, psychologists, and clergy members examine spiritual life among youth from many different cultural backgrounds. They share inspiring stories of young people rescued from lives of violence, neglect, and despair. Their essays offer insights gleaned from years of research and real-life experience in the trenches of street ministry.


Author Notes

Boston-born psychiatrist and author Robert Martin Coles devoted his professional life to the psychology of children. Coles has been associated with the Harvard University Medical School since 1960.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his five-volume series entitled Children in Crisis, Coles has contributed hundreds of articles to popular magazines, as well as writing over thirty books for adults and children. Other books include The Mind's Fate, Flannery O'Connor's South, and Walker Percy: An American Search.

(Bowker Author Biography) Robert Coles is a professor of psychiatry and medical humanities at the Harvard Medical school and a research psychiatrist for the Harvard University Health Services. His many books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning five-volume Children of Crisis and the bestselling The Moral Intelligence of Children. He is also the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard. He lives in Massachusetts.

(Publisher Provided) Robert Coles is a professor of psychiatry & medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School, a research psychiatrist for the Harvard University Health Services, & the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard College. His many books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Children of Crisis" series as well as the best-selling "The Spiritual Life of Children" & "The Moral Intelligence of Children". Dr. Coles is a founding editor of the award-winning magazine "DoubleTake".

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