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Brecht, Mara – Religious Education, 2019
This essay explores a tension in the Catholic theological classroom brought about when teachers aim at dismantling racial injustice with resources from antiracist pedagogy. Where Catholic social thinkers package together reflection, judgment, and action, antiracist educators recommend forestalling the last step--action. The essay's primary aim is…
Descriptors: Catholics, Theological Education, Catholic Educators, Racial Bias
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Johnson, Susanne – Religious Education, 2018
The struggle for mutual respect of difference may be the most paradigmatic form of public conflict in the United States and elsewhere today. In recent years, a movement and broad community of practice has burgeoned in the United States and beyond, which brings people together across deep divides to engage in dialogue aimed to reduce conflict and…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Dialogs (Language), Intergroup Relations, Cultural Differences
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Procario-Foley, Carl B. – Religious Education, 2017
This article examines how the field of religious education informs religiously based colleges and universities as they teach about their institutional missions. A discussion of the audiences, languages, and the temporal orientations of institutional mission education is intended to provide insights and parameters as mission offices chart their…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Institutional Mission, Futures (of Society), Accountability
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King, Jason – Religious Education, 2015
This article attempts two tasks. First, to clarify how the claim that colleges and universities may "shove religion down students' throats" has a historical background. Second, to indicate how pedagogical strategies--like service learning, discussions, paper revisions, and "Just in Time Teaching" exercises--can be used in ways…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Educational History, Teaching Methods
Kasim, Tengku Sarina Aini Tengku; Yusoff, Yusmini Md – Religious Education, 2014
Islamic education has always recognized spiritual and moral values as significant elements in developing a "balanced" human being. One way of demonstrating spiritual and moral concepts is through effective teaching methods that integrate and forefront these values. This article offers an investigation of how the authors' teaching…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Spiritual Development, Moral Values
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
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Schnall, Eliezer – Religious Education, 2014
Educators employed in devoutly religious institutions often teach students who view even their secular higher education through a uniquely religious lens. Based on his own experiences teaching psychological science at a Jewish university, the author suggests enhancing student interest and enthusiasm by wedding secular curricula with religious…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Neurosciences, Higher Education, Religious Factors
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Omori, Hideko – Religious Education, 2013
This article discusses what kinds of religious education led to the improvement of women's status and the realization of higher education for women in modern Japan, by reconsidering the educational views of Jinzo Naruse (1859-1919), both a pioneer of Japanese women's education and a promoter of the Concordia movement (1912-1941), within the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Christianity, Educational History
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Parmach, Robert J. – Religious Education, 2012
Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. (aka "Father Ted") is one of the leading living figures in the philosophy of Catholic higher education in the United States. He is not only recognized for a long and impressive tenure as president of the University of Notre Dame, but also revered as a priest whose intellectual and critical leadership blends a practical…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Catholics, Social Change, Religious Education
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Okamura, Naoki – Religious Education, 2009
It is commonly acknowledged by many that Japanese teenagers in general hold very negative views of organized religions. However the researcher, as an educator at a Christian University in California, observed every year a great number of Japanese international students becoming persons who paint positive pictures of religion. A study done on those…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Adolescents
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Ospino, Hosffman – Religious Education, 2009
This article proposes a number of fundamental principles that seek to establish a solid platform for a philosophy of Christian Education that is culturally responsive and responsible. In this theological-practical reflection the author affirms that the context where most processes of Christian Education take place in the United States today is one…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Religious Education, Christianity, Educational Philosophy
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Conde-Frazier, Elizabeth – Religious Education, 2007
In this reflective essay, the author considers the interpretations, perspectives, and intentions she brings to religious education, and how they become part of the curriculum, influencing not only what she teaches but how she perceives the needs of students. She asserts that instead of focusing on curriculum to solve cultural diversity issues,…
Descriptors: Christianity, Multicultural Education, Educational Environment, World Views
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Mercer, Joyce Ann – Religious Education, 2005
This article proposes a pedagogy based upon congregational studies to further the contextualization of education in both seminary and congregational settings. Christian congregations and theological seminaries comprise two overlapping yet distinctive "communities of practice" in which teaching and learning the Bible constitutes a primary, even…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Biblical Literature, Church Related Colleges, Context Effect
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Elias, John L. – Religious Education, 2004
This article describes the involvement of Roman Catholics in the Religious Education Association during the first 50 years of its existence. It examines attitudes of Protestants toward Catholics expressed in journal articles, convention speeches, and archival material. It presents the contributions of Roman Catholics at conventions and in journal…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Catholics, Protestants, Journal Articles
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Siejk, Cate – Religious Education, 2001
Focuses on exploring and understanding the epistemological significance of eros and the place of the erotic in contemporary religious education. Shows, through concrete examples, how a fully human epistemology makes possible an authentic religious education that promotes both personal and communal transformation. (CAJ)
Descriptors: Community, Epistemology, Feminism, Higher Education
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