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Mosby, Karen E. – Religious Education, 2018
Millennials are creating spaces beyond traditional communities of faith where they can encounter God on their own terms, spaces like the music of their generation. For many Black Millennials, Hip-hop music represents an alternative space where they can experience God. This article will examine how "Coloring Book", the 2016 mixtape of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Youth, Age Groups, Religious Education
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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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Engel, Max T.; Dickel, C. Timothy – Religious Education, 2018
Undergraduate, entry-level theology instruction at Catholic universities is expected to meet a wide range of learning outcomes. This article asserts that courses can and should be designed for learning outcomes not only in the cognitive domain, but in the affective domain as well, which in turn may impact personal choices and faith practices of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Church Related Colleges, Catholics, Christianity
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Moore, Mary Elizabeth; Kim, Shin Myoung – Religious Education, 2018
Encounters with dignity are learning moments that foster humanization and communal values, even in settings of radical difference. This article probes the potential of such learning, reviewing pedagogies of encounter and analyzing the values of dignity implicit in that work. Diving more deeply into the phenomenon of dignity, the authors analyze…
Descriptors: Human Dignity, Religious Education, Confucianism, Christianity
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Winright, Tobias – Religious Education, 2018
This article consists of remarks made during a panel at the 2017 annual meeting of the Religious Education Association in St. Louis, MO. From his vantage point as a former law enforcement agent, the author explores issues of ethical dilemmas present in policing; the current situation of militarized police forces; community policing and its…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Meetings, Professional Associations, Law Enforcement
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Gunn, Dennis – Religious Education, 2018
Despite the Religious Education Association (REA)'s founding vision as an interfaith association, for most of its first fifty years it remained a largely Protestant organization. Under Herman Wornom's leadership as general secretary from 1952 to 1970, the REA began more fully to fulfill its aims of becoming more broadly inclusive. Through Wornom's…
Descriptors: Protestants, Christianity, Intergroup Relations, Professional Associations
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Selçuk, Mualla – Religious Education, 2018
Discussions about past experiences in learning in encounter can lead to eliciting their implications for new educational experiences. There is a serious need to revisit some of these historical critiques and historical conversations. It may not seem easy to knock on the door of the historical. For some people this practice provokes fear. However,…
Descriptors: Experience, Educational Experience, Prior Learning, Islam
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Muszkat-Barkan, Michal; Rosenstein, Marc J. – Religious Education, 2018
We examined Israeli Reform rabbis' reflections on what components of their training most influenced the development of their rabbinical identity. Theoretical perspectives applied in planning the study and analyzing the data were: professional identity formation; pedagogies of training clergy; and taught vs. learned curriculum. We identified four…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Religious Education, Clergy, Professional Identity
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Hanchin, Timothy – Religious Education, 2018
That religious and theological education today largely neglects reading as a spiritual discipline is a profound pedagogical oversight. The fallout contributes to the bifurcation of intellectual and spiritual formation in education. While the dominant mode of reading in the academy is beholden to the Weberian solitary, detached, and disenchanted…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Theological Education, Christianity, Reading
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Manning, Patrick R. – Religious Education, 2018
Cultivating a disposition of critical thinking among students and faculty can provide a means of addressing troubling cultural trends like breakdowns in public discourse, academic siloing, and disengagement from religion. This article expands the concept of critical thinking by engaging the work of John Henry Newman and Bernard Lonergan. The…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Integrated Curriculum, Faculty Development, College Curriculum
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Scott, Kieran – Religious Education, 2017
Educators throughout the ages have offered metaphors and analogies for teaching and teachers. Prominent among them are: gardener, midwife, facilitator, guide, sacrament. Each of these metaphors shed light, from a different angle, on the act of teaching. This article proposes the metaphor of tragedy as a way of shedding new light, from a totally…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Figurative Language, Learning Processes
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Ghiloni, Aaron J. – Religious Education, 2017
This response to David T. Hansen's 2016 plenary address to the Religious Education Association tests the viability of educational cosmopolitanism for religious education. Using a Deweyan methodology of understanding an idea through its consequences, Hansen's proposal is analyzed using dialogues with interreligious and Islamic pedagogies. The…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Philosophy, Islam, Teaching Methods
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Silverman, Marc – Religious Education, 2017
This article explores the approach of "Realistic Idealism" to moral education developed by the humanist-progressive moral educator Janusz Korczak, and the role hope plays in it. This pair of terms seems to be an oxymoron. However, their employment is intentional and the article will demonstrate their dialectical interdependence:…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Ethics, Humanism, Moral Values
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Nagle, James Michael – Religious Education, 2017
Engaging the work of Robert Kegan, Mary C. Boys, and John Caputo, this article explores whether disaffiliation, or more accurately deconversion, might be one possible outcome of successful religious education forming a mature religious consciousness for postmodernity's changing religious landscape. Through a presentation of deconversion literature…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Educational Theories, Social Change
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Gardner, Ryan S.; Soules, Kate; Valk, John – Religious Education, 2017
In a world that is becoming increasingly globalized, it is ironic--as well as unfortunate and sometimes tragic--that secular and religious worldview education is decreasing, in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere. This article argues for the immediate need for programs that intentionally prepare teachers for all aspects of the educational…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Religious Education, Peace, World Views
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