NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 6 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Court, Deborah; Seymour, Jack L. – Religious Education, 2015
In our teaching, research, and community service, both of us have sought to engage and extend the work of interfaith education. We write from our perspectives as a Jewish educator and as a Christian educator. Both of us have experienced the gifts and challenges this work engenders. The purpose of this article is simple: to offer a typology for…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Educational Principles, Politics of Education, Teaching Methods
Court, Deborah; Abbas, Randa – Religious Education, 2014
This article reports some of the results of interviews with 120 Israeli Druze, 60 middle-aged adults and 60 young adults, regarding values, views of the Druze community, and personal identity. All participants expressed commitment to and love for traditional Druze values of familial respect, respect for others, modesty in dress and behavior, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Cultural Groups, Interviews, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Court, Deborah – Religious Education, 2010
This article mingles stories and concepts of young Jewish Israeli children about God, with reflections on the roles of faith, memory, imagination, and cognitive development in children's Religious Education. The stories are meant to illustrate, among other things, the purity and innocence of young children's faith, which is largely untroubled by…
Descriptors: Jews, Religious Education, Cognitive Development, Child Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Court, Deborah – Religious Education, 2008
This article explores the interaction between the work and lives of five religious qualitative researchers whose research studies investigate both culture and religion. The ways their personal backgrounds, experiences, and values affect their choice of research topics and their relationships with research participants and with data, are revealed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Psychological Patterns
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Court, Deborah – Religious Education, 2007
Culture connects people seamlessly with those who share their cultural backgrounds and divides them in often inexplicable ways from those who do not. Native culture is known largely at a tacit level, its values, assumptions, and beliefs so much a part of the people that they live them but do not see them. A cross-cultural experience can sometimes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Space, Nonverbal Communication, Jews
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Court, Deborah – Religious Education, 2006
In this article the author suggests that a vision of the "ideal" underpins all educational work. The complex web of interactions and activities that make up school culture must be studied in order to find "ways in" to effecting change and approaching the ideal. Religious school culture may be especially complex, built as it is on both religious…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Environment, Models, Curriculum Development