This same list applies for Sections 3 and 4. For simplicity, some references were removed from the text.

Adams, K., Hyde, B. & Woolley, R.  (2008). The spiritual dimension of childhood.  London: Jessica Kingsley.

Baum, G.  (1970)Man becoming:  God in secular experience.  New York: Herder and Herder.

Baum, G.  (1987).  Pluralism and religious identity.  Address at the Conference of the Religious Education Association of Canada and the United States.  Reported in Crawford & Rossiter, 1988, pp. 6-7.

Baum, G.  (2007)Signs of the times: Religious pluralism and economic injustice.  Ottawa:  Novalis.

Bauman, Z.  (1997)Postmodernity and its discontents. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Baumeister, R.F.  (1993)Meanings of life. New York: Guilford Press.

Berger, P.L.  (1969)The sacred canopy: Elements of a sociological theory of religion. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books.

Berger, P.L.  (1973)The social reality of religionHarmondsworth: Penguin.

Berger, P.L. & Luckmann, T.  (1966)The social construction of reality:  A treatise in the sociology of knowledge.  Garden City NY:  Doubleday.  (Also London:  Penguin, 1991)

Berryman, J.W. & Strong, D.  (2007). How to lead Godly play lessons. Denver: Living the Good News.

Berryman, J.W. (2009). Teaching Godly play:  How to mentor the spiritual development of children. Denver: Morehouse Education Resources.

Blumer, H.  (1969). Symbolic Interactionism: Perspective and Method.  Englewood Cliffs N.J.: Prentice Hall.

Boeve, L. (2011). Communicating faith in contemporary Europe:  Dealing with language problems In and Outside the Church.  In J Sullivan (Ed.) Communicating faith. Washington: Catholic University of America Press.

Boeve, L. (2007). God interrupts history: Theology in a time of upheaval.  New York: Continuum.

Bohlin, K.  (2005)Teaching character education through literature: Awakening the moral imagination in secondary classrooms.  New York:  RoutledgeFalmer.

Bonhoeffer, D.  (1966). Letters and papers from prison (Translated and edited by Edehard Bethge.). New York: Macmillan.

Bridger, F.  (2001). Desperately seeking what?  Engaging with the new spiritual quest. Journal of Christian Education. 44(1): 7–14.

Brown, J.H.  (2001)Resilience education.  Thousand Oaks, Calif.:  Corwin Press.

Cavalletti, S.  (1979)The Religious Potential of the Child: The Description of an Experience with Children from Ages Three to Six. New York: Paulist Press.

Cavalletti, S. (2002).  The Religious Potential of the Child: 6 to 12 Year Old Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications U.S.

Cavalletti, S., Couler, P.M., Gobbi, G. & Montanaro, S.Q.  (1995)The Good Shepherd and the Child: A Joyful Journey. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications U.S.

Coles, R. (1992). The spiritual life of children. London: Harper Collins.

Crawford, M. & Rossiter, G.  (1985). Teaching religion in the secondary school: Theory and practice. Sydney: Christian Brothers Province Resource Group.

Crawford, M. & Rossiter, G.  (1988)Missionaries to a teenage culture:  Religious education in a time of rapid change.  Sydney:  Christian Brothers Province Resource Group.

Crawford, M. & Rossiter, G.  (1996). The secular spirituality of youth: Implications for religious education, British Journal of Religious Education 18(3): 133–43.

Crawford, M. & Rossiter, G.  (2006)Reasons for living: Education and young people's search for meaning, identity and spirituality.  Melbourne: Australian Council for Educational Research.

Crawford, M. & Rossiter, G.  (2006)Reasons for living: Education and young people's search for meaning, identity and spirituality. A handbook.  Melbourne: Australian Council for Educational Research.

Darder, A., Baltodano, M. & Torres, R.D. (Eds).  (2003)The critical pedagogy reader. New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

de Botton, A.  (2004). Status anxiety. Melbourne: Hamish Hamilton

De Lors, J. (UNESCO)  (1996). Learning the treasure within. Paris: UNESCO International Commission on Education for 21st Century.

Dillen, A.  (2007). Between Heroism and Deficit: Challenges to Research on Children's Spirituality from a Christian Theological Standpoint.  Concilium: International Review of Theology (English Edition). 5, 57-68.

Eckersley, R. ( 2005).  Well and good:  Morality, meaning and happiness.  Melbourne:  Text Publishing.

Eckersley, R., Wierenga, A. & Wyn, J.  (2005). Life in a time of uncertainty: Optimising the health and wellbeing of young Australians.  Medical Journal of Australia 183(8): 402–4.

Eckersley, R., Wierenga, A. & Wyn, J.  (2006). Flashpoints and signposts: Pathways to success and wellbeing for Australia's young people. Canberra:  Australia 21 and the Australian Youth Research Centre.

English, G.  (1998).  Participants in an unfinished church: Intercultural communication as a basis for religious education. Unpublished EdD thesis, University of Sydney, Sydney.

Erricker, C. & Erricker, J.  (2000). The children and worldviews project: A narrative pedagogy of religious education. In Grimmitt, 2000, pp. 188–206.

Fenn, R 2001, Beyond idols: The shape of a secular society, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Finn, A.  (2011)Parents, teachers and religious education: A study in a Catholic secondary school in rural Victoria.  Sydney: Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Broken Bay.

Fisher, J. (2000). Understanding spiritual health and well-being: Becoming human, becoming whole, Journal of Christian Education 43(3): 37–52.

Fisher, J.  (2001). The nature of spiritual well-being and the curriculum: Some educators' views, Journal of Christian Education 44(1): 47–58.

Flynn, M..  (1985). The Effectiveness of Catholic Schools, Sydney: St Paul Publications.

Flynn, M. (1993).  The culture of Catholic schools: A study of Catholic schools, 1972-1993. Sydney: St. Pauls.

Flynn, M., and Mok, M.  (2002). Catholic schools 2000:  A longitudinal study of year 12 students in catholic schools, 1972-1982-1990-1998. Sydney: NSW Catholic Education Commission.

Fowler, J.W.  (1981). Stages of faith: The psychology of human development and the quest for meaning. San Francisco: Harper & Row.

Frankl, V.  (1964). Man's search for meaning. London: Hodder & Stoughton.

Freire, P.  (1971). Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York: Herder & Herder.

Freire, P.  (1980). Education for critical consciousness. New York: Continuum.

Fuller, R.C.  (2001)Spiritual, but not religious: Understanding unchurched America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gallagher, S.  (1992). Hermeneutics and education. Albany N.Y.: State University of New York.

Glock, C.Y. & Stark, R.  (1965)Religion and society in tension.  Chicago:  Rand McNally.

Grajczonek, J.  (2011)   Spiritual Development and Religious Education in the Early Years: A Review of the LiteratureQueensland Catholic Education Commission website Accessed on 15/08/2011.

Grimmitt, M.H. (Ed.) (2000).  Pedagogies of religious education, Great Wakering: Macrimmons.

Groome, T. H.  (1980). Christian religious education: Sharing our story and vision. San Francisco: Harper & Row.

Groome, T. H.  (1991). Sharing faith: A comprehensive approach to religious education and pastoral ministry : The way of shared praxis. San Francisco: Harper.

Groome, T. H.  (1998). Educating for life: A spiritual vision for every teacher and parent. Allen, TX: Thomas More.

Halman, P., & de Moor, R.  (1993). The Individualizing society:  Value change in Europe and North America. Tilburg: Tilburg University Press.

Hay, D & Nye, R  (1998).  The spirit of the child. London: Harper Collins.

Hay, D. & Nye, R.  (2006)  The spirit of the child. (Revised Edn.) Jessica Kingsley: London.

Healy, H.  (2011). Personal communication.

Healy, H., Hyde, B. & Rymarz, R.  (2004). Making our way through primary RE: A handbook for religious educators. Tuggerah, NSW: Social science Press.

Hermans, C.A.M.  (2004)Abductive hermeneutics, in Lombaerts, H. & Pollefeyt, D. Hermeneutics and religious education. Biblioteca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium CLXXX.  Leuven:  Leuven University press & Uitgeverij Peeters.  pp. 95-120.

Hill, B.V.  (1990). A Time to Plant and a Time to Uproot: Values Education in the Secondary School. Sydney: Sydney Anglican Education Commission.

Hill, B.V  (1993). Is value(s) added education in the national interest? Harold Wyndham Memorial Lecture.  Sydney: NSW Institute of Educational Research.

Hollenbach, D.  (1996). The common good, pluralism and Catholic education. In McLaughlin et al. The contemporary Catholic school: Context, identity, and diversity89-104.

Hughes, P. (2007). Putting life together: Findings from Australian youth spirituality research. Fairfield, VIC: Fairfield Press.

Hyde, B. (2004). Children's spirituality and “The Good Shepherd Experience”. Religious Education, 99, 2, 137-150.

Hyde, B.  (2008A).  Weaving the threads of meaning: A characteristic of children's spirituality and its implications for religious education.  British Journal of Religious Education, 30, 3, 235-245.

Hyde, B.  (2008B). Children and spirituality: Searching for meaning and connectedness. London: Jessica Kingsley.

Hyde, B. (2009).  Godly Play Nourishing Children's Spirituality: A Case Study, Religious Education, 105, 5, 504-518.

Hyde, B. & Rymarz, R.  (2008). First steps in religious education.  Ballan Vic.: Connor Court Publishing.

Jackson, R.  (1997). Religious education: An interpretive approach. London: Hodder & Stoughton.

Jackson, R.  (2004)Rethinking religious education and plurality: Issues in diversity and pedagogy.  London:  RoutledgeFalmer.

Kay, W.K. & Ziebertz, H-G.  (2006).  A nine-country survey of youth in Europe:  Selected findings and issues.  British Journal of Religious Education. 28 (2), 119-129.

Kenyon, D.  (2010). What constitutes success in classroom religious education?  A study of secondary religion teachers' understandings of the nature and purposes of religious education in Catholic schools.  Unpublished PhD Thesis, Australian Catholic University, Sydney.

Koertge, N.  (2005)Scientific values and civic virtues.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press.

Loukes, H.  (1961)Teenage religion. London: SCM Press.

Loukes, H.  (1965). New Ground in Christian education, London: SCM Press.

Loukes, H.  (1973). Teenage morality, London: SCM Press.Maroney, M.  (2008). An exploration of a contemporary youth spirituality among senior students in three Catholic schools.  Unpublished EdD Thesis, Australian Catholic University, Sydney.

Mascall, E.  (1965)The secularisation of Christianity: An analysis and critique.  London:  Darton, Longman and Todd.

Mason, M, Singleton, A & Webber, R.  (2007). The spirit of Generation Y: Young people's spirituality in a changing Australia. Melbourne: John Garratt.

McLaughlin, T.H., O'Keefe, J. & O'Keefe, B.O. (Eds.)  (1996).  The contemporary Catholic school: Context, identity, and diversity.  London: Routledge. (Included papers from the conference at St Edmund's College in Cambridge on “The contemporary Catholic school and the common good”, 1993.)

Mountain, V.  (2004).  Investigating the meaning and function of prayer for children in selected primary schools in Melbourne, Australia.  Unpublished PhD thesis, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne.

Naugle, D.  (2002). Worldviews: History of a Concept. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Nipkow, K.E.  (1991). Pre-conditions for ecumenical and interreligious learning: Observations and reflections from a German perspective. Sydney: Australian Catholic University Curriculum Research and Development Project in Religious Education.

Norman, E.  (2002)  Secularisation.  London: Continuum.

Nucci, L. & Narvaez, D. (2008).  Handbook of moral and character education. New York: Routledge.

Nye, R. (2009).  Children's spirituality: What it is and why it matters.  London: Church House Publishing.

O'Brien, K. & White, D.  (2004)The thinking platform.  Marayong, NSW: KD Publications.

Olthuis, J.  (1985). On Worldviews. Christian Scholars Review. 14 (2) 155-65.

Pope John Paul II,  (1984).  Homily, University of Laval Stadium Quebec City, Canadian Catholic Review, October, 323-325.  quoted in Warren, 1992.

Pope John Paul II, 1990, Redemptoris Missio.  Sydney: St Paul Publications.

Pope Paul VI,  (1976). Evangelii Nuntiandi (Evangelisation in the modern world). Homebush NSW.: St Paul Publications.

Robinson, E.  (1977)The original vision : a study of the religious experience of childhood.  New York: Seabury Press.

Roehlkepartain, E.C., Ebstyne King, P., Wagener, L. & Benson, P.L. (Eds.),  (2006). The handbook of spiritual development in childhood and adolescence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Rossiter, G.  (2011)  Some perspectives on contemporary Youth Spirituality:  A ‘need to know' for church school Religious Education.  Religious Education Journal of Australia. 27, 1, 9-15

Rossiter, G.  (2010A).  Religious education and the changing landscape of spirituality:  Through the lens of change in cultural meanings. Journal of Religious Education.  58, 2, 25-36.

Rossiter, G.  (2010B).  A ‘big picture' review of K-12 Australian Catholic School Religious Education in the light of contemporary spirituality. Journal of Religious Education.  58, 3, 5-18.

Rossiter, G.  (1999). Historical perspective on the development of Catholic Religious Education in Australia:  Some implications for the future.  Journal of Religious Education, 47(1) 5-18.

Rossiter, G.  (1981). Religious education in Australian schools.  Canberra: Curriculum Development Centre.

Ryan, M. & Grajczonek, J.  (2007). An inspired tradition: Religious education in Catholic primary schools today. Brisbane: Lumino Press.

Schweitzer, F. (2004) The postmodern life cycle: Challenges for church and theology. St Louis, MI: Chalice.

Schweitzer, F. (2007). Religious individualization: New challenges to education for tolerance.  British Journal of Religious Education. 29 (1) 89-100.

Smith, C. & Denton, M.  (2005). Soul searching: The religious and spiritual lives of American teenagers. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Stead, B.  (1994)A Time of Jubilee.  Thornbury: Des Books.

Sullivan, J.  (2003).  Leading values and casting shadows in church schools.  Journal of Religious Education.  51 (1) 44-49.

Sullivan, J. (Ed.)  (2011).  Communicating Faith.  Washington DC: Catholic University of America Press.

Swanton, C.  (2003)Virtue ethics:  A pluralistic view.  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Tacey, D.  (2000). Reenchantment: The new Australian spirituality. Sydney: Harper Collins.

Tacey, D.  (2003). The spirituality revolution: The emergence of contemporary spirituality. Sydney: Harper Collins.

Taylor, C.  (1989)Sources of the self: The making of the modern identity. Cambridge Mass: Cambridge University Press.

Tinsey, W.  (2002).  The Gospel, church and culture:  Historical and contemporary perspectives on mission, evangelisation and the dialogue with culture.  Journal of Religious Education.  50 (3) 62-71.

Wanden, K. (2011).  Teachers' perception of the purpose of classroom religious education in New Zealand Catholic secondary schools.  Sydney: Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Broken Bay.

Warren, M.  (1983). Source book for modern catechetics. Winona, MN: St Mary's Press.

Warren, M.  (1992). Communications and cultural analysis: A religious view. Westport, Conn: Bergin & Garvey.

Warren, M.  (1993). Religious education and the task of cultural critique, Religious Education 88(1): 68–79.

White D,  (2003).  Pedagogy: The missing link in Religious Education, Journal of Religious Education 51,3, 17–27.

White, D., O'Brien, K, & Todd, S.  (2003). Into the deep.  Marayong, NSW: KD Publications.

Williams, R.  (1980). Problems in materialism and culture. London: Verso.

Witham, T.  (2001).  Nurturing spirituality in children and young people by developing resilience, Journal of Christian Education. 44 (1) 39–45.

Wong, T.P. & Fry, P.S. (Eds.).  (1998). The human quest for meaning: A handbook of psychological research and clinical applications. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Wright, A.  (2004). The justification of compulsory religious education: A response to Professor White, British Journal of Religious Education. 26 (2) 165–74.

Click here to return to the material for Section 5