Talking to Your Child About God Author:David Heller The greatest gift that you, as a parent, can give to your child is a set of strong values that will enable him or her to build a sound understanding of the world at large. "Talking to Your Child About God" is the definitive guide for parents who want to nurture their child's spiritual development -- even if they practice little or no formal rel... more »igion themselves.
Spontaneous, innocent and honest, children display an extraordinary natural curiosity. Inevitably, many of a child's most innocent -- and most difficult -- questions will be about God. Before parents can answer these important questions, they must first know -- and feel comfortable with -- their own beliefs.
David Heller, a leading authority on children's spiritual development, discusses the emotional, spiritual and psychological growth of children as it relates to their perceptions of God. Heller examines the crucial years between four and twelve, when children form their most basic ideas about God and religion. He outlines the kinds of questions your children are most likely to ask, so that you can be prepared with the answers that will best satisfy their needs and concerns.« less