First published in 1966. The author examines the problems which face the teacher of Religious Education at the time of widespread doubt. He reviews studies of the formation of religious beliefs and attitudes in the young, and suggest a new strategy for the subject, whereby at each stage of education the teacher has a definite but limited aim, appropriate to the children with whom they have to teach.
General Editor's Introduction; 1. The Legal Position and its Assumptions 2. The Theological and Social Background 3. How Children Think About Religion 4. Aims in Religious Education 5. The Bible in Religious Education 6. The Strategy of Religious Education; Suggestions for Further Reading