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By Robert W. Pazmiño

A Boy Grows in Brooklyn is a tutorial and non secular memoir that recounts tales from existence within the Midwood interfaith local through the fifties and sixties. It stocks religious classes for residing this present day which are appropriate to readers of every age who yearn for the enjoyment, humor, and problem found in daily city existence. thoughts of the Brooklyn Dodgers, local encounters, kinfolk roots, public and Sunday university academics, pastors' modeling, and scouting ventures are woven jointly in vivid tales to enlighten the hearts, souls, and minds of readers throughout each level of existence.

“More than a narrative, a memoir is helping us to connect to the resonating demanding situations, studies, and questions of our personal lives, even if we live them in a distinct epoch than the writer. This memoir is a mirrored image that teaches us classes for our personal lives: the way to make feel of the realm, assemble desire, and nurture optimism. For these people who're non secular educators, this memoir provides us an figuring out of the tutorial ecologies that nurture lives, and specifically, the non secular trip, because it informs and aids the advance of the entire self on the planet. learn for entertainment and reflection.”
—Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, educational Dean, Esperanza university, Philadelphia, PA

“I can think grandparents (or mom and dad) with grandkids seated on their laps, analyzing via Robert Pazmiño’s memoirs for the enjoyment of a shared adventure approximately Pazmiño’s classes realized from existence. additionally, this sort of shared second of studying jointly deals the designated chance for intergenerational dialog approximately what issues in lifestyles, with deep own sharing from grandparent to grandchild, and vice versa.”
—Klaus Issler, Professor of Christian schooling and Theology, Talbot university of Theology, Biola collage, los angeles Mirada, CA

Robert W. Pazmiño is Valeria Stone Professor of Christian schooling at Andover Newton Theological university in Newton Centre, MA, the place he has taught seeing that 1986. He has additionally taught at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and different theological faculties around the usa. he's the writer of numerous books, together with Foundational matters in Christian Education (2008), So What Makes Our educating Christian? (2008), and Doing Theological examine (2009). He serves as a countrywide advisor for the Wabash middle for instructing and studying in Theology and Religion.

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