Going Deeper into Children’s Spirituality

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Bibliography of Jerome W. Berryman

“Godly Play nourishing children’s spirituality: A case study” by Brendan Hyde

“Promoting Spiritual Well-Being: A Quasi-Experimental Test of Hay and Nye’s Theory of Children’s Spirituality” by The Rev. Cheryl V. Minor, Ph.D.


Bibliography of Jerome W. Berryman

The Child in Christian Thought by Marcia Bunge, Editor (2001)
Children and Childhood in Western Society Since 1500 by Hugh Cunningham (2005)
Children and Spirituality: Searching for Meaning and Connectedness by Brendan Hyde (2008)
Children’s Spirituality: What it is and Why it Matters by Rebecca Nye (2009)
Comic Relief: A Comprehensive Philosophy of Humor by John Morreall (2009)
The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape Our Understanding by Kieran Egan (1997)
The Elusive Presence: Toward a New Biblical Theology by Samuel Terrien (2000)
A History of Christian Spirituality: An Analytical Introduction by Urban T. Holmes (second edition, 2002)
Improvisation: The Drama of Christian Ethics by Samuel Wells (2004)
The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori (2010)
Silence: The Mystery of Wholeness by Robert Sardello, Therese Schroeder-Sheker, and Cheryl Sanders-Sardello (2008)
Theology: A Very Short Introduction by David F. Ford (2014)
Unless You Become Like This Child by Hans Urs Von Bathasar (1991)


Dr. Maria Montessori’s “Planes of Development”

Index for Teaching Godly Play: How to Mentor the Spiritual Development of Children