I had the pleasure of reading an advance copy of this book.
I highly recommend this book for parents, youth ministers, and anyone who is interested in understanding the lives of teenagers today.
These are the major religious traditions in the U.S., and most readers want to know how teens in those traditions are faring.
Interesting book, with great interviews and plenty of data. This is a must read for the serious theology student who would like to tap into the reality of today's culture.Published 2 months ago by Monika M. Woods
I highly recommend this book to anyone working with teenagers. It has a wealth of data and illustrations of issues the teenagers of America are facing today. Well-researched.Published 8 months ago by Mike Bryant
Great information on why kids are leaving the church. Most of the information was already out there, but Christian Smith arranged it in a way that both made sense and opened eyes.Published 9 months ago by Ronald Francis
So much food for thought for anyone who cares about young people and their religious connections. Confirms my belief that youth ministry is about families and involves the whole... Read morePublished 11 months ago by CAW18
Excellent book on the topic of the spiritual lives of teenagers. Well researched! Antidotes really helped make the book readable.Published 12 months ago by John Stodola
I've known about the phrase "Moralistic Therapeutic Deism" for some time but it wasn't until recently that I learned that the phrase was coined by Smith and Denton in Soul... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Steven J. Kopp
A very well written insight into the current thinking of young people and their perception of their faith. Highly recommended.Published 18 months ago by Nicholas P. Curran
This book wasn't what I thought it would be. It was full of statistical research and not enough reference to scripture.Published on August 23, 2012 by Starr
This book gave a broad and helpful overview of today's youth culture in the United States.
A great book for anyone who is involved in youth ministry! Read more