Fred Edie teaches Christian education at Duke Divinity School and directs the Duke Youth Academy for Christian Formation. He is the author of Book, Bath, Table and Time: Christian Worship as Source and Resource for Youth Ministry.
Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers, by Christian Smith and Melina Lundquist Denton. Nearly every new youth ministry effort is attempting to respond to the sociological research presented in this volume.
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