Complete Guide to Godly Play 1
Jerome W. Berryman
In this series of books, Jerome Berryman doesn't make any universal claims, such as "Everyone should do Godly Play, and this is exactly how they should do it." Godly Play isn't something that everyone can or should do. You will need to practice these lessons, use them with children, reflect on them and do them some more before they will be yours. This is especially important, since all we can really teach the children is how to enter the language to be more fully in God's presence. How can you explain that? You have to show it.
In Volume 1 of The Complete Guide to Godly Play, Jerome Berryman provides many opportunities for you to practice and reflect on this art.
What's inside Volume 1: How to Lead Godly Play Lessons? You'll find what you need here to enter into the most rewarding play of all: Godly Play.
Chapter 1: What is Godly Play?
Chapter 2: You Are a Storyteller
Chapter 3: Play, Pseudoplay and Grace
Chapter 4: The Nuts and Bolts of Godly Play
Chapter 5: Godly Play Spoken Here
Chapter 6: Entering the Tradition
Chapter 7: Toward a Theology of Childhood
Epilogue: A Last Story
Appendix: More Information on Godly Play
Jerome W. Berryman is the founder of Godly Play and has wide experience working with children ages 2-18. Writer, lecturer, and workshop leader, the Rev. Berryman is Senior Fellow of the Center for the Theology of Childhood. He is the author of the The Complete Guide to Godly Play series, as well as Teaching Godly Play and Children and the Theologians all published by Morehouse Education Resources and Church Publishing. He lives in Greenwood Village, CO.