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Rackley, Eric D. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Informed by reading comprehension and comprehension strategies research, this study explores the Scripture-reading practices of four Methodist youths. Several rounds of inductive thematic analyses of Scripture-reading protocols revealed a set of five strategic reading practices youths used to understand Scripture. They drew inferences about the…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Factors, Religion, Correlation
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Mohebpour, Ida; Reysen, Stephen; Gibson, Shonda; Hendricks, LaVelle – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
We tested a mediated moderation model with the interaction of students' degree of religiosity and perception of the university environment as accepting of one's religion predicting satisfaction with the university mediated by positive social relations. When the university was perceived as accepting of one's religion (vs less accepting), greater…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Religion, Correlation, Interpersonal Relationship
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Hayhoe, Simon – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2016
This article examines how the process of constructing knowledge on impairment has affected the institutional construction of an ethic of disability. Its primary finding is that the process of creating knowledge in a number of historical contexts was influenced by traditions and the biases of philosophers and educators. This process was in order to…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Epistemology, Models, History
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Anderson, David W. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2015
People often hold stereotypical notions about disability, assuming people with significant disabilities offer little in terms of friendship or contribution. Some are even repulsed by that person's physical appearance. Such responses, evident within the Christian community as well, fail to acknowledge the inherent worth of the person as created in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Aesthetics, Social Attitudes, Stereotypes
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Francis, Leslie J.; Smith, Greg – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2015
This study draws on one of the four components of psychological type theory (the distinction between judging and perceiving attitudes toward the outside world) to examine the implications of these two contrasting psychological perspectives for shaping approaches to Christian ministry within an educational setting. Qualitative data were generated…
Descriptors: Psychology, Value Judgment, Christianity, Qualitative Research
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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
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de Kock, A. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2015
This article questions the implications of tribal forms of religious socialization for (religious) schools' and communities' contributions to the religious formation of Christian youth. It clarifies that the religious education of a new generation of young Christians requires authorities and communities to connect in a worldwide pedagogical space…
Descriptors: Socialization, Religion, Christianity, Religious Education