From the May/June, 2015 issue of Touchstone
Beyond Words by David Warren

View

Beyond Words

David Warren on Giving & Getting Attention in the Religious Classroom

Children are the most honest audience. You can thrill them or bore them and they cannot hide a smile or a drooping head. Anyone who has taught children in any context has struggled to gain and keep their attention. This seems all the more difficult in religious classrooms, unaided as they are by consequences like grades, the possibility of failure, or parental pressure. That is precisely why educators, especially religious ones, are novelists—that is, creators and purveyors of the new, of the cutting-edge, no matter how it comes to them. . . .


This article is only available to subscribers.

Login to Touchstone Online

Not a subscriber? Subscribe to Touchstone today for full online access. Over 30 years of content!

subscription options

Purchase
Online Subscription

Get a one-year full-access subscription to the Touchstone online archives for only $19.95. That's only $1.66 per month!

Purchase Print &
Online Subscription

Get six issues (one year) of Touchstone PLUS full online access for only $29.95. That's only $2.50 per month!

Transactions will be processed on the secure server of The Fellowship of St. James website, the publisher of Touchstone.

OR get a subscription to Touchstone to read on your Kindle for only $1.99 per month! (This option is KINDLE ONLY and does not include either print or online.)

Your subscription goes a long way to ensure that Touchstone is able to continue its mission of publishing quality Christian articles and commentary.


more from the online archives

25.6—Nov/Dec 2012

Clashing Symbols

The Loss of Aristotelian Logic & the Social, Moral & Sexual Consequences by Peter Kreeft

30.4—July/Aug 2017

Soul Comforter

on Emily Dickinson & the Source of Our Hope by Josh Mayo

28.5—Sept/Oct 2015

Cambodia's Anti-Exodus

Remembering Angka & the Idolatry of the Khmer Rouge 40 Years Later by Les Sillars

Touchstone is published by

All content The Fellowship of St. James — 2018. All rights reserved.
Returns, refunds, and privacy policy.