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Kits, Gerda J. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
Indigenous scholars argue that reconciliation requires educators to make space for Indigenous perspectives in the curriculum. This article agrees, arguing that Christians who are committed to Wolterstorff's (2004) concept of "educating for shalom" must work towards decolonization of the educational system. Eurocentrism in the current…
Descriptors: Christianity, Indigenous Knowledge, Ethnocentrism, Postcolonialism
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Gracie, Anita; Brown, Andrew W. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
The Controlled Schools' sector in Northern Ireland is usually described as de facto Protestant. By examining its history and current context, this article considers the veracity of that statement. In many schools RE is often 'squeezed out' of an already overcrowded timetable. This results in the quantity and quality of RE teaching varying widely,…
Descriptors: Protestants, Educational History, Christianity, Cultural Pluralism
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Benson, David – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2015
This article considers the Australian Curriculum, Assessment, and Reporting Authority's (ACARA) plan for Civics and Citizenship, assessing the role of religions therein. Through a dialectical hermeneutic, ACARA is brought into a mutually critical conversation with the work of curriculum theorist Dwayne Huebner. Both of their distinct visions are…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Civics, Citizenship Education, Hermeneutics