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Zaver, Arzina – Religious Education, 2013
This article focuses on the need for dialogue in the form of a "third space" for multi-faith realities. In exploring the idea of a "third space," the author draws on the use of the term borrowed from Homi Bahha. Third space, as it is defined in the context of this article, understands the complexities of hybridity, or multiple…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Religion, Dialogs (Language), Self Concept
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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
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Donlevy, J. Kent – Religious Education, 2007
This article deals with the impact on Catholic teachers resulting from the inclusion of non-Catholic students in Catholic schools. Deriving findings from focus groups of Catholic teachers drawn from four urban Western Canadian Catholic high schools, this article proffers that although inclusion heightens Catholic teachers' uncertainty regarding…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, High Schools, Focus Groups
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Elias, John – Religious Education, 1989
Analyzes and contrasts a number of Roman Catholic documents, published in the United States and foreign countries, emphasizing theological themes which are presented as central to adult religious education. Focuses on the tension between church authority and adult education principles. Concludes that the optimism of the documents is diminished by…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Catholic Educators