Maria Montessori, the great 20th-century educational pioneer, observed that children have an intuition for religious life at an early age that is matched only by their capacity to acquire language. During this holiday season, Speaking of Faith explores the spiritual wisdom and intelligence of children—including their ability to process the difficult realities of life.
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Coles is a retired Harvard researcher and child psychologist. He's authored many books, including The Spiritual Life of Children.
Komp is a retired Yale pediatric oncologist and author of several books, including Window to Heaven: When Children See Life in Death.
Host/Producer: Krista Tippett
Producer: Kate Moos
Technical Producer: Mitch Hanley
Web Producer: Trent Gilliss
Executive Producer: Bill Buzenberg