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Berman, Rochel Udovitch – Religious Education, 2019
"The Final Journey: How Judaism Dignifies the Passage" is a trailblazing curriculum developed to teach Jewish death rituals to high school seniors. For the students, it served as a transformative experience. They emerged more reflective, more spiritual, and with a greater sense of the importance of community involvement. The article…
Descriptors: Judaism, Curriculum Development, Religious Education, Death
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Barth, Anat; Benoliel, Pascale – Religious Education, 2019
Schools in Western cultures, including Israel, have been transformed from closed to open systems. This change is especially important to the principal's role and leadership style. This article seeks to investigate the cultural-religious differences in Israeli Jewish principals' leadership styles. Data were collected from 1,859 teachers, 34% from…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Administrator Role, Foreign Countries
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Carmody, Brendan – Religious Education, 2019
Religious Education in Ireland over the past two decades has achieved a new status in the publicly funded schools at the secondary (high school) level. This has happened largely because it has become examinable and is now a subject like any other. In this process however, it has tended to become too much like other subjects sharing their…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Public Schools, High School Students
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Ferrara, Carol A. – Religious Education, 2018
This article explores and analyzes private Muslim schooling in France using ethnographic research performed in 2013-2014 in Lille-, Lyon-, and Paris-based Muslim schools. The article discusses the course content and the interpretations of Islam that are taught, demonstrating how French republican values are fused together with Islam to promote a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Course Content, Islam
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Kuusisto, Arniika; Poulter, Saila; Kallioniemi, Arto – Religious Education, 2017
This mixed method study examines Finnish pupils' (N = 825; age groups 12-13, 15-16) views on the place of religion in the public school. Religious landscape in Finnish society has changed significantly in recent years, as the "new" diversity (Vertovec 2015) has supplemented the "old" one. The role of institutionalized religion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Public Schools, Role of Religion
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Geiger, Matthew W. – Religious Education, 2017
This article is based on a collaborative ethnographic project involving three Episcopal high schools and explores how educating for worldview formation is necessarily educating for reflexivity and personhood. While religious educators frequently affirm the goal of worldview formation in religious education, a description of the practical and…
Descriptors: World Views, Religious Education, Ethnography, High School Students
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Geiger, Matthew W. – Religious Education, 2016
Based in an ethnographic project involving three Episcopal Church-affiliated high schools, this article considers how reflective and relational pedagogy influenced students' personal growth in religious education classes. Students became self-responsible for their spiritual development in the school settings where the practice of…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Protestants
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Kelman, Ari Y.; Wolford, Zoe – Religious Education, 2016
This article examines student perceptions of religious Released Time Educational (RTE) programming. Through interviews and surveys, we found that students made little distinction between public school attendance and RTE attendance and that many believed their RTE program to be part of their school. Moreover, many students found it to be a…
Descriptors: Released Time, Religious Education, Interviews, Student Surveys
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Fisherman, Shraga – Religious Education, 2016
Researchers have been demonstrating interest in doubts regarding religious faith for thirty years. The current study goal was examining differences between three groups of religious male adolescents in Israel, regarding faith identity, doubts in religious faith (past and present), religious behavior, and the connection between them. Three…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Self Concept, Multivariate Analysis
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Geiger, Matthew W. – Religious Education, 2015
Based in an ethnographic project involving three Episcopal high schools, five teachers, and roughly three-dozen students, this article addresses the importance of personal and relational pedagogy for spiritual growth in youth. Grounded in interview conversations with students and teachers, the results of the collaborative project suggest that…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Practices, Ethnography, High School Students
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Isralowitz, Richard; Reznik, Alexander – Religious Education, 2015
Alcohol use and risk-taking behavior among 345 male adolescents from three Israeli secular (n = 168) and three religious (n = 177) high schools were studied from 2009 to 2013. Findings show the positive impact religious education and religiosity have on minimizing alcohol use, binge drinking, school underachievement, violence, weapons possession,…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Religious Factors, Adolescents, Outcomes of Education
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Franken, Leni; Loobuyck, Patrick – Religious Education, 2013
After an elaboration of the paradigm shift concerning religious education in Europe, we will give a critical presentation of the Belgian and Flemish system of religious education. The article continues with a discussion of diverse proposals to change the religious education system in Flanders, and concludes that the introduction of an independent,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Religion, Constitutional Law
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Tannenbaum, Chana – Religious Education, 2012
Yeshiva high schools strive to educate and inspire their students. In addition to the formal educational curriculum, a large portion of these schools' budget is spent on various types of programs in order to achieve these goals. The purpose of this study was to determine which elements of the high school program were perceived by students as…
Descriptors: School Activities, Religious Education, Judaism, Jews
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Resnick, David – Religious Education, 2011
"Saved!" is the first Hollywood movie to focus on private religious education and is therefore a significant milestone in popular culture. The movie is critical of the school along the very dimensions of concern to Brighouse (2006): undermining personal autonomy, fostering social divisiveness, and promoting anti-democratic values. This article is…
Descriptors: Films, Religious Education, Traditionalism, Popular Culture
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Tannenbaum, Chana – Religious Education, 2011
Teachers are thought to be the backbone of any high school. Data indicating how students perceive their teachers was gathered from a questionnaire completed by 355 recent Yeshiva high-school graduates. Results show that Yeshiva High School teachers are thought of as open minded and tolerant (51.9%), caring (73.2%), and interested in developing the…
Descriptors: Role Models, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers
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