Introduction : Problems and possibilities of religious education today / Werner G. Jeanrond and Lisa Sowle Cahill -- . I. Analyses of Christian religious formation in different contexts -- The family home as the place of religious formation / Florence Caffrey Bourg -- Gender, culture, and Christian faith formation / Susan Ross -- Religious education in school - possibilities and limitations / Norbert Mette -- The impact of the media on the religious formation of boys and girls / Rolv Notvik Jakobsen -- II. Experiences and reflections by different agents of religious formation -- Heard and seen : the challenge of religious formation in families / Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore -- Religious education of children and young people faced with the challenges of a changing world / Israel Jose? Nery -- Faith, formation and freedom : categories of religious education in the Church / Werner G. Jeanrond -- Catholic schools : white elephant or centres of evangelization? / Ede?nio Valle -- III. Emerging proposals, models and concepts of religious formation -- Total catechetical education / Thomas H. Groome -- Music, liturgy and religious formation / Bruce T. Morrill -- Some notes regarding formation to interreligious dialogue / Franco Sottocornola -- Documentation -- Abusing the faith : crisis in the Church / Donald J. Dietrich.