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Myers, William R. – Religious Education, 2016
The author identifies historic factors supportive of the 20th-century church's embrace of a program model for youth ministry while showing how its location outside the centering practices of the church by century's end produced a strong theological critique. The presence of both qualitative and quantitative research data and the reality of…
Descriptors: Churches, Youth, Clergy, Statistical Analysis
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Shapira-Lishchinsky, Orly; Glanz, Jeffrey; Shaer, Anat – Religious Education, 2016
This study attempts to explore Israeli and American teachers' perceptions based on their ethical dilemmas in Jewish schools. A cross-national study was undertaken in Jewish schools, examining fifty teachers from Israel and fifty-one teachers from the United States. Designed with team-based simulations, this study revealed strong similarities…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Judaism, Teacher Attitudes, Ethics
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Abu-Nimer, Mohammed; Nasser, Ilham; Ouboulahcen, Seddik – Religious Education, 2016
Quranic schools (QS) play a central role in the education system in the Islamic world. Despite their relatively small numbers, QS teachers play a major role in introducing Islamic values to the public. Thus, working with QS becomes a key strategy in influencing local Islamic discourse. This article introduces a case study of a program integrating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Peace, Global Education
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Deitcher, Howard – Religious Education, 2016
The current study examines how Israeli teachers' beliefs and ideologies are expressed in their teaching of Biblical miracles. The article explores how Israeli teachers broach the topic of Biblical miracles, and how their beliefs and ideologies help them navigate a path from the national curriculum to the classroom. The article focuses on three key…
Descriptors: Judaism, Biblical Literature, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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O'Gorman, Robert T. – Religious Education, 2016
Inspired by the 2015 REA Atlanta conference theme, "The Power of Imagining: The Life Giving Possibilities of Education in Faith," this article proposes a postmodern reclamation of imagination as the human bridge to sacramentally encounter the Divine. It re-examines sacramental religious education retrieving imagination from material…
Descriptors: Imagination, Religious Education, Individual Development, Religious Factors
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Lockhart-Gilroy, Annie A. – Religious Education, 2016
Those who are oppressed often find themselves internalizing voices that limit their ability. This article focuses on a population that falls on the non-hegemonic side of the intersection of race, class, gender, and age: Black girls from poor and working-class backgrounds. From my work with youth, I have noticed that internalizing these limiting…
Descriptors: Imagination, Gender Differences, Working Class, African Americans
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Falcone, John P. – Religious Education, 2016
Approaching Christian education in light of Charles Sanders Peirce's Classical Pragmatism can help catechists make Christian tradition more intelligible to present-day North Americans; it can provide them with a rich framework for pedagogical practices; and it can help them offer a compelling vision of deeper participation in the Trinitarian life…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, North Americans
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Scott, Kieran – Religious Education, 2016
This article advocates that education ought to be movement toward a unity of conflicting but complementary forces in the life of the congregation/parish. This paradox is captured best in the two divergent forms of imagination, namely, the sacramental and prophetic, both of which are grounded and united in their commitment to seeing ultimate…
Descriptors: Churches, Christianity, Religious Education, Religious Factors
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Hoel, Nina – Religious Education, 2016
Set against the backdrop of a changing pluralistic South African society, this article traces the shifts concerning religion in public education, followed by an examination of the discernible motivations that undergirded the establishment of women's "madrasahs" (Islamic educational institutions). Collectively representing an alternative…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Religion, Public Education
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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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Renkema, Erik; Mulder, André; Barnard, Marcel – Religious Education, 2016
In this article the authors present the results of their research of cooperation schools in the Netherlands. These schools are an exception in the dual educational system because they originate from a merger of a religiously neutral public school and a religious school. The data, provided by school principals, show key values of the cooperation…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Elementary School Students, Religion, Foreign Countries
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Vestøl, Jon Magne – Religious Education, 2016
Drawing on perspectives from sociocultural theory, this article investigates how Christian denominations are represented in Norwegian textbooks of religious education and by young believers. The main finding is that textbooks and young adherents present religion in substantially different ways. While textbooks relate religion to global and…
Descriptors: Christianity, Textbooks, Religious Education, Foreign Countries
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Griffiths, Casey Paul; Esplin, Scott C.; Randall, E. Vance – Religious Education, 2016
In recent years the educational programs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) have received praise for their role in the high rates of religiosity and denominational retention among their youth. This study offers a historical summary of the efforts of LDS to develop the most effective methods of engaging their youth in…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Churches, Role, Youth
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Flatt, Kevin N.; Haskell, D. Millard – Religious Education, 2016
Adolescent religion is increasingly well researched but the youth rallies staged by many Christian groups remain understudied. This article adds to our understanding of these rallies through a case study of a large Catholic youth rally in Toronto. We identify the reported religious experiences of rally participants and compare them with the goals…
Descriptors: Catholics, Churches, Socialization, Intention
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Reingold, Matt – Religious Education, 2016
The article presents research from a practitioner research study conducted in a non-denominational Jewish secondary school. As part of the study, students created artistic works based on chapter 12 of the biblical book of Numbers. Four of the twelve student groups created works that directly engaged with their conceptions of God as represented in…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Secondary School Students, Jews, Art Products
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