HANDBOOK OFADULT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION is generally recognized as the definitive book on this topic published to date. Thus it is the most widely used book on adult religious education. It deals in depth and in breadth with virtually all the major problems, issues, and opportunities facing contemporary adult religious education. This wide ranging volume is an indispensable resource for all those working in one way or another in adult religiuos education. It has been widely praised by important authorities in adult education. Thus Malcolm Knowles has called this book "a classic in the field." John Elias calls it "an important contribution to adult religious education."