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God, the Church and Today’s Child: Cavalletti in the Classroom?

  • Anne-Marie IrwinEmail author
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Abstract

In our twenty-first century, Western society’s paradigm shift is well underway, with its fragile families, crises of belief, and well-entrenched tyranny of social media. For many of today’s adults, faith itself has lost its relevance, with this having a flow-on effect in children’s own faith knowledge and understanding. These issues present educators with deep and real challenges. Employing effective and appropriate methods for teaching the Catholic faith within the context of Catholic schools are keenly debated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Notre DameSydneyAustralia

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