Edited by Peter Kelly and Annelies Kamp
Drawing on contemporary critical social theories and diverse methodologies, contributors to the collection, who are established and emerging scholars from the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific, open up discussions about what a critical youth studies can contribute to community, policy and academic debates about these challenges and opportunities.
Contributors are: Anna Anderson, Dena Aufseeser, Judith Bessant, Ros Black, Daniel Briggs, Laurie Browne, David Cairns, Perri Campbell, James Côté, Ann Dadich, Maria de Lourdes Beldi Alacantra, Nora Duckett, Deirdre Duffy, Angela Dwyer, Christina Ergler, Michelle Fine, Madeline Fox, Andy Furlong, Theo Gavrielides, Henry Giroux, John Goodwin, Keith Heggart, Luke Howie, Amelia Johns, Annelies Kamp, Peter Kelly, Fengshu Liu, Conor McGuckin, Majella McSharry, Filipa Menezes, Magda Nico, Pam Nilan, Henrietta O'Connor, Jo Pike, Herwig Reiter, Geraldine Scanlon, Keri Schwab, Michael Shevlin, Adnan Selimovic, Joan Smith, Jodie Taylor, Steven Threadgold, Vappu Tyyskä, Brendan Walsh, Lucas Walsh, Rob Watts, Bronwyn Wood, Dan Woodman, and David Zyngier.
The Jewish Miriam, unlike many of her Biblical sisters, is no stranger to Christians today. Indeed, while many of Bible’s females speak only through silence or absence, Miriam takes up valuable black ink. What’s more, she has often enjoyed the pastoral and scholarly limelight, though the attention
Martin Luther’s Theology of Children and Adolescence
, graduation from school and entrance into a profession, a position in government or the army, and so on were also in the control of adults. 18 She gives the example of apprenticeship ages altered to suit the desires and needs of adults. In London, prior to the Black Death in 1349, young men began
What is the distinctive character of ministry among African-American youth, and to what particular circumstances should that ministry respond? Proceeding from W. E. B. Du Bois’ description of Black “double consciousness,” this article explores the challenges and hopes for identity formation with African American youth in response to the persistent realities of racism and conflicting cultural forces that impact their senses of self. The author proposes that the Church’s primary responsibility to these youth be informed by theologian Howard Thurman’s notion of “whole-making,” the foundational human desire to be in both interpersonal and intrapersonal community.
Theories, Fictions, Realities
Edited by Frank Schulze-Engler and Sissy Helff
This article brings Slovoj Zizek’s articulation of Pauline Christianity into conversation with Norwegian Black Metal (Gorgoroth) in order to demonstrate the subversive role of popular culture as it challenges the panoptic ideological power of the status quo. Through dialogue with elements of popular culture, like Black Metal, youth ministry is reminded of its prophetic function to challenge the powers of this age as it proclaims the monstrosity of the crucified and resurrected Christ.