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Adolescents Converting from Consumer Faith

Katherine Turpin

Branded:  Adolescents Converting from Consumer FaithBranded:  Adolescents Converting from Consumer Faith , the second title in the Youth Ministry Alternatives series, Katherine Turpin, explores the impact of consumer culture on young people, especially with regard to their vocational choices.  Branded:  Adolescents Converting from Consumer Faith describes the inhibitions culture places on the imaginations of young people.  Turpin persuasively and practically shows us how we can help to enliven the imaginations and the faith of young people.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR of Branded:  Adolescents Converting from Consumer Faith

Katherine Turpin is an assistant professor at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. She received her Ph.D. from Emory University. She is a former youth director who currently teaches youth at her local United Methodist Church.


The Youth Ministry ALTERNATIVES series aims to give you approaches to youth ministry that embody social awareness with reflections about God.  It aims to foster the distinctive gifts that youth bring to the church and the world.

Paperback: 242 pages
Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
ISBN/Prod. Code: 978-0-8298-1738-6
Product Demnesions: 6.0 x 9.0 inches

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