Parenting Faith Research Study

11 April 2023
Allen, Holly Catterton, and Christine Lawton Ross. Intergenerational Christian Formation. 1st edition. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2012.
Arnett, Jeffrey Jensen. “Emerging Adulthood: A Theory of Development from the Late Teens Through the Twenties.” American Psychologist 55, no. 5 (2000): 469–80.
———. Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties. Second edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Bengtson, Vern L., Norella M. Putney, and Susan Harris. Families and Faith: How Religion Is Passed Down across Generations. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Clarke, Brian, and Stuart Macdonald. Leaving Christianity: Changing Allegiances in Canada Since 1945. Advancing Studies in Religion 2. Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017.
Day, Abby. “Why Baby Boomers Turned From Religion.” Presented at the Center for Studies in Religion and Society Thursday Public Lecture Series, Webinar, January 20, 2022.
Doepke, Matthias, and Fabrizio Zilibotti. Love, Money & Parenting: How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our Kids. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2019.
Erikson, Erik H. Identity: Youth and Crisis. W. W. Norton & Company, 1968.
Fowler, James W. Stages of Faith: The Psychology of Human Development. Revised ed. edition. San Francisco: HarperOne, 1981.
Garland, Diana R. Family Ministry: A Comprehensive Guide. 2nd edition. IVP Academic, 2012.
Hiemstra, Rick. “Canadian Evangelicals and Short-Term Missions: CEMES Series, Part 1.” The Canadian Missions Research Forum and The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, 2017.
———. “Competition for Character Education: What Emerging Adulthood Means for Christian Higher Education in Canada.” Faith Today Publications, December 21, 2018.
———. “Not Christian Anymore.” Faith Today Magazine, February 2020.
Hiemstra, Rick, Lorianne Dueck, and Matthew Blackaby. “Renegotiating Faith: The Delay in Young Adult Identity Formation and What It Means for the Church in Canada.” Faith Today Publications, July 2018.
Holmes, Sarah, Lawson Murray, Sue Price, Mimi Larson, Valerie de Abreu, and Phil Whitehead. “Do We Need a New Plan for Children’s Ministry?: A Report Based on Research in Brazil, Canada, UK and US in Later-Pandemic Stages.” Liverpool Hope University, October 29, 2021.
Jr, John G. Stackhouse. Evangelicalism: A Very Short Introduction. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2022.
Keeley, Robert J. Helping Our Children Grow in Faith: How the Church Can Nurture the Spiritual Development of Kids. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Books, 2008.
Kehrwald, Leif, John Roberto, Gene Roehlkepartain, and Jolene Roehlkepartain. Families at the Center of Faith Formation. Lifelong Faith Associates, 2016.
McLuhan, Marshal. Understanding Media: The Extension of Man. 2nd Edition. New York, London, Sydney and Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964.
Moore, Russell D. The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home. Nashville, Tennessee: B&H Books, 2018.
Penner, James, Rachael Harder, Erika Anderson, Bruno Désorcy, and Rick Hiemstra. “Hemorrhaging Faith: Why & When Canadian Young Adults Are Leaving, Staying & Returning to the Church.” Toronto, ON: The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Youth & Young Adult Ministry Roundtable, September 7, 2012.
Postman, Neil. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business. Revised. Penguin Books, 2005.
Powell and Clark. Sticky Faith: Everyday Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Your Kids. Zondervan, 2011.
Reimer, Sam. Caught in the Current: British and Canadian Evangelicals in an Age of Self-Spirituality. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2023.

Seversen, Beth. Not Done Yet: Reaching and Keeping Unchurched Emerging Adults. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2020.

Smith, Christian, and Amy Adamczyk. Handing Down the Faith: How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2021.
Taylor, Charles. The Malaise of Modernity. Concord, Ont: Anansi, 2003.
Thiessen, Joel. The Meaning of Sunday: The Practice of Belief in a Secular Age. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.
Twenge, Jean M. Generation Me - Revised and Updated: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before. Revised, Updated ed. edition. New York: Atria Books, 2014.
Wilkins-Laflamme, Sarah. Religion, Spirituality and Secularity among Millennials: The Generation Shaping American and Canadian Trends. 1st edition. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge, 2022.
Zirschky, Andrew. Beyond the Screen: Youth Ministry for the Connected but Alone Generation. Nashville, TN: Youth Ministry Partners and Abingdon Press, 2015.
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