Thomas Groome

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Thomas Groome

Thomas H. Groome is professor of pastoral theology and religious education at Boston College. He completed doctoral studies at Columbia University Teacher’s College and Union Theological Seminary in New York. He has lectured widely throughout the world.

Professor Groome is author of Christian Religious Education, probably the most widely read and translated book in religious education of the 20th century, and of Sharing Faith, already considered a classic in the field. He is also the principal author of Coming to Faith, a religion curriculum for K-8th grade.

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