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Where Was God? Spiritual Questions of Sexually Abused Children

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When we address the spirituality of childhood, we are confronted with the tragic reality that at least one in four girls and one in five boys in America experience sexual abuse during childhood. Basic trust has been broken in childhood sexual trauma, invoking questions such as, “How can God be there?" Hughes relates places within the Christian tradition that offered her doorways into faith and healing.

The Child as Mystic

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Sofia Cavalletti, biblical schlolar and founder of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, noticed that the child possesses a mysterious knowledge of God. This is the hallmark of the mystic as well. In fact the mystic and the child's religious experiences share many of the same attributes. This paper examines the parallels.

I Treasure Your Word in My Heart

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Within the covenant relationship which is foundational to the Judeo-Christian tradition, the voice that calls by name is also the voice that gives aids for remaining in joyful relationship with God and neighbor. The maxims are one such aid, and heir tablet shape mirrors the sign of the covenant: the Law. Part One of this paper looks at the essential elements of the Law as background for greater appreciation of the maxims as part of the long history of covenantal life. Part Two looks at the maxims within the context of the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew’s gospel, for the Matthean Jesus is primarily a teacher of Law.

Sittin' in the Lap of God

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This paper flows from Genelda's studies with the Shalem Institute in spiritual direction and her observation of and work with young children. With anecdotes of children from infancy through age six, Genelda considers children's inherent relationship with God and the gift of that relationship for the adults in their community.

Poems and Parables

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The parable method of reading the Bible is a cornerstone of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd developed by Sofia Cavalletti. This paper supports the use of the parable method with the work of Louise Rosenblatt, a 20th Century leader in the field of literary criticism. Dr. Rosenblatt's transactional theory of reading focuses on the interaction between the reader and the text as a creative process that must be respected by teachers and experts. 

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