A Study of Childhood Grief and the Church's Response

From: Volume 9, Issue 1: Spring 2012, Intergenerational Ministry Pages 43-64

Abstract

The objective of this article is to assist Christian educators as well as the Christian community as a whole in understanding the characteristics of childhood grief by noting the information obtained in a qualitative study composed of past childhood grievers. The participants were young adults between the ages of 18 and 22 who had lost a significant familial or relational figure when they were between ages 6 and 12. The overall purpose of the investigation was to identify constructive ways in which to support childhood grievers as they work through the grieving process.

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