eBooks-share Education Latest eBooks https://www.books-share.com/rss/religion/education Latest Education eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@books-share.com admin@books-share.com Wed, 03 Feb 2021 14:26:02 GMT Books-share.com https://www.books-share.com/images/logo.png https://www.books-share.com/ 158 57 Improving Educational Gender Equality in Religious Societies: Human Rights and Modernization Pre-Arab Spring (by Sumaia A. Al-Kohlani) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/improving-educational-gender-equality-in-religious-societies-human-rights-and-modernization-pre-arab-spring
Author(s): Sumaia A. Al-Kohlani
Categories: Education > Educational Policy & Reform, Religion > Education
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2018-03-22
ISBN-10: 3319705350
ISBN-13: 9783319705354
Language: English
Description: In this book,  Al-Kohlani examines fifty-five Muslim and non-Muslim countries from 1960 to 2010 in response to “religious theory” that associates certain religions with gender inequality and “modernization theory” which downplays the role of religion on gender inequity and associates gender inequality with socioeconomic factors. The author explores both schools of thought and posits that, on average, Muslim countries have lower educational equality in comparison to non-Muslim countries with less religious constitution. An interdisciplinary study drawn from the fields of world politics, public policy in education, and political... more...
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Wed, 03 Feb 2021 14:26:02 GMT
Egypt in Crisis: The Fall of Islamism and Prospects of Democratization (by Alaa Al-Din Arafat) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/egypt-in-crisis-the-fall-of-islamism-and-prospects-of-democratization
Author(s): Alaa Al-Din Arafat
Categories: Political Science > Government, Political Science > Political Ideologies, Religion > Education, Religion > Religion, Politics & State
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2017-08-25
ISBN-10: 3319560190
ISBN-13: 9783319560199
Language: English
Description: This book deals with the sudden demise of Islamists in Egypt and prospects for democratization. It provides an overview of the different causes of the downfall of Morsi and the Islamists in Egypt. Additionally, it is posited that Morsi’s coup-proofing strategy, which was modeled after Mubarak’s, was responsible for the military turning against him. The author also argues that the Muslim Brotherhood’s belief system played a major role in their downfall. The strained civil-military relations in Egypt are examined, as well as its likely future. This project will be of interest to diplomats; journalists; International... more...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2021 08:12:11 GMT
Wartime Schooling and Education Policy in the Second World War: Catholic Education, Memory and the Government in Occupied Belgium (by Sarah Van Ruyskensvelde) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/wartime-schooling-and-education-policy-in-the-second-world-war-catholic-education-memory-and-the-government-in-occupied-belgium
Author(s): Sarah Van Ruyskensvelde
Categories: Education > History, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, History > Military, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2016-09-19
ISBN-10: 1137520108
ISBN-13: 9781137520104
Language: English
Description: This book deals with the development of private secondary schooling during the Second World War in Belgium. It focuses on how the German occupier used education to gain acceptance of the regime, and discusses the attitudes of Belgian education authorities, schools, teachers and pupils towards the German occupation. Suggesting that the occupation forced Belgian education authorities, such as the Roman Catholic Church, to take certain positions, the book explores the wartime experiences and memories of pupils and teachers. It explains that the German Culture Department was relatively weak in establishing total control over education and that... more...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2020 05:32:02 GMT
The Christian Academic in Higher Education: The Consecration of Learning (by John Sullivan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-christian-academic-in-higher-education-the-consecration-of-learning
Author(s): John Sullivan
Categories: Education > Educational Psychology, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Philosophy > General, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2018-01-23
ISBN-10: 3319696289
ISBN-13: 9783319696287
Language: English
Description: This book offers a Christian engagement with the realities of academic life and work. Examining this topic from intellectual, institutional and spiritual perspectives, the author explores how the two identities – as a Christian and an academic – can both coexist and complement one another. The author provides a ‘road map’ for academics demonstrating the interaction between religious faith and the responsibilities, challenges and opportunities of university scholarship and teaching. Addressing questions such as the contentious nature of religious faith in the university environment, the expression of faith within the role of professor, and... more...
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Wed, 02 Dec 2020 03:12:06 GMT
A Philosophy of Israel Education: A Relational Approach (by Barry Chazan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-philosophy-of-israel-education-a-relational-approach
Author(s): Barry Chazan
Categories: Education > Curricula, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Religion > Education, Religion > Judaism, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2016-08-21
ISBN-10: 3319307789
ISBN-13: 9783319307787
Language: English
Description: This book develops a new philosophy of Israel education. “Person-centered” Israel education is concerned with developing in individual learners the ability to understand and make rational, emotional, and ethical decisions about Israel, and about the challenges Israel regularly faces, whether they be existential, spiritual, democratic, humanitarian, national, etc. Chazan begins by laying out the terms of the conversation then examines the six-pronged theory of “person-centered” Israel education to outline the aims, content, pedagogy, and educators needed to implement this program. Finally, the author meditates on what a transformation from... more...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2020 03:12:04 GMT
Religious Studies: A Global View (by Gregory Alles) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/religious-studies-a-global-view
Author(s): Gregory Alles
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit > Spirituality, Reference > General, Religion > Comparative Religion, Religion > Education
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2007-11-05
ISBN-10: 041539743X
ISBN-13: 9780415397438
Language: English
Description: Drawing on recent developments in the comparative study of religion, this book explores the trends of the past sixty years from a global perspective. Each of the ten chapters covers the study of religion in a different region of the world, from Europe and the Americas to Asia and the Far East. Topics covered include: local background to the study of religions formation of religious studies in the region important thinkers and writings institutions interregional diversity and interregional connections emerging issues. This book is a major contribution to the field of religious studies... more...
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Sat, 03 Oct 2020 14:26:11 GMT
God, Philosophy, Universities: A Selective History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition (by Alasdair MacIntyre) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/god-philosophy-universities-a-selective-history-of-the-catholic-philosophical-tradition
Author(s): Alasdair MacIntyre
Categories: Philosophy > Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Philosophy > History & Surveys, Reference > General, Religion > Education, Religion > Ethics
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publish date: 2009-05-16
ISBN-10: 074254429X
ISBN-13: 9780742544291
Language: English
Description: 'What does it mean to be a human being?' Given this perennial question, Alasdair MacIntyre, one of America's preeminent philosophers, presents a compelling argument on the necessity and importance of philosophy. Because of a need to better understand Catholic philosophical thought, especially in the context of its historical development and realizing that philosophers interact within particular social and cultural situations, MacIntyre offers this brief history of Catholic philosophy. Tracing the idea of God through different philosophers' engagement of God and how this engagement has played out in universities, MacIntyre provides a valuable,... more...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:16:02 GMT
Theory and Method in the Study of Religion: Twenty Five Years On (Supplements to Method & Theory in the Study of Religion) (by Aaron W. Hughes) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/theory-and-method-in-the-study-of-religion-twenty-five-years-on-supplements-to-method-and-theory-in-the-study-of-religion
Author(s): Aaron W. Hughes
Categories: Religion > Education
Publisher: BRILL
Publish date: 2013-09-25
ISBN-10: 9004256016
ISBN-13: 9789004256019
Language: English
Description: Theory and Method are two words that cause considerable consternation in the academic study of religion. Although everyone claims to be aware of and to engage them, the fact of the matter is that they remain poorly understood. Some see the terms as irritants that get in the way of data interpretation and translation. Others may invoke them sporadically to appear in vogue but then return quickly and myopically to their material and with little concern for the larger issues that such terms raise. To contribute to these debates, the present volume reproduces select articles from Method and Theory in the Study of Religion (MTSR) from the first 25... more...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:16:08 GMT
Reconciling Islam, Christianity and Judaism: Islam's Special Role in Restoring Convivencia (SpringerBriefs in Religious Studies) (by Terry Lovat, Robert Crotty) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/reconciling-islam-christianity-and-judaism-islams-special-role-in-restoring-convivencia-springerbriefs-in-religious-studies
Author(s): Terry Lovat, Robert Crotty
Categories: Reference > General, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2015-02-23
ISBN-10: 3319155474
ISBN-13: 9783319155470
Language: English
Description: At the present time, when so-called Islamic radicalism, terrorism and Jihadism occupy major media space, with Islam often depicted as the main culprit, the book attempts a tour de force. It proposes that Islam is as much victim as culprit in the history that has led to the current hostility. This is because the common claims of both mainstream and radical Islam that Islam represents the high point of the Abrahamic tradition, and therefore a purification of Judaism and Christianity, have been largely ignored, misunderstood or blatantly rejected by these faiths and therefore by ‘the West’ in general. This rejection has effectively rendered Islam... more...
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Sat, 05 Sep 2020 13:32:07 GMT
Coming to Peace with Science: Bridging the Worlds Between Faith and Biology (by Darrel R. Falk) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/coming-to-peace-with-science-bridging-the-worlds-between-faith-and-biology
Author(s): Darrel R. Falk
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit > Spirituality, Religion > Education, Religion > Religion & Science, Religion > Theology
Publisher: IVP Academic
Publish date: 2004-05-06
ISBN-10: 0830827420
ISBN-13: 9780830827428
Language: English
Description: Is a thoroughly Christian and biblically informed doctrine of creation compatible with widely held conclusions of modern science, especially biology? For Darrel R. Falk, this is not just an abstract question but one with which he has personally wrestled. A professor of biology, Falk brings together his biblically based understanding of creation and the most current research in biology. The result of his efforts to acknowledge the validity of science and the authority of Scripture is a new paradigm for relating the claims of science to the truths of Christianity. Written with the undergraduate student in mind, this book nonetheless will help anyone... more...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2020 04:42:06 GMT
Mental Aerobics: 75 Ways to Keep Your Brain Fit (by Barbara Bruce) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mental-aerobics-75-ways-to-keep-your-brain-fit
Author(s): Barbara Bruce
Categories: Religion > Education, Self-Help > Memory Improvement
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publish date: 2004-02
ISBN-10: 0687073227
ISBN-13: 9780687073221
Language: English
Description: Barbara Bruce provides 75 ways to keep our brains fit and reasons for doing so. She includes "Brain Breaks" throughout that offer the reader opportunities to do fun, stimulating, and challenging brain exercises. The book can be used as a resource for the reader; for aging parents, relatives, or friends; for a church's ministry to aging adults; for community programs; or in other ways that are limited only by the reader's ingenuity and imagination.
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Sat, 30 May 2020 12:48:02 GMT
Values, Religions and Education in Changing Societies (by Karin Sporre, Jan Mannberg) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/values-religions-and-education-in-changing-societies
Author(s): Karin Sporre, Jan Mannberg
Categories: Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Education > Professional Development, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2010-10-06
ISBN-10: 9048196272
ISBN-13: 9789048196272
Language: English
Description: Education is a societal matter and takes place in relation to societal changes. Today, in many countries, it has to grapple with diversity and differences brought about by migration and changes in gender relations. Questions of values, human rights and the role of religions are raised. In this book scholars from Sweden, Norway, Germany, Great Britain, Canada, Namibia and South Africa discuss the issues above. Similarities as well as differences are highlighted. The varied contributors engage in a North-South dialogue. Among the questions addressed are: Can the Scandinavian countries be understood as more religious than their up-to-date, seemingly... more...
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Tue, 26 May 2020 13:52:04 GMT
Fields of Faith: Theology and Religious Studies for the Twenty-first Century (by David F. Ford, Ben Quash, Janet Martin Soskice) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fields-of-faith-theology-and-religious-studies-for-the-twenty-first-century
Author(s): David F. Ford, Ben Quash, Janet Martin Soskice
Categories: Reference > General, Religion > Comparative Religion, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2005-04-18
ISBN-10: 0521847370
ISBN-13: 9780521847377
Language: English
Description: This book was first published in 2005. How will the study of theology and the religions in higher education be shaped in the coming century? This book offers several different perspectives on this field of study with suggestions for a future in which theology and religious studies are pursued together. There are examples of the interplay of theology and religious studies with reference to a range of topics: God, love, scripture, worship, argument, reconciliation, friendship and justice. The contributors practise different disciplines within the field, often in combination, covering theology, philosophy, history, phenomenology, literary studies,... more...
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Wed, 20 May 2020 04:34:18 GMT
Seeing the Light: Religious Colleges in Twenty-First-Century America (by Samuel Schuman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/seeing-the-light-religious-colleges-in-twenty-first-century-america
Author(s): Samuel Schuman
Categories: Education > General, Religion > Education
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish date: 2009-12-16
ISBN-10: 0801893720
ISBN-13: 9780801893728
Language: English
Description: Samuel Schuman examines the place of religious colleges and universities, particularly evangelical Protestant institutions, in contemporary American higher education. Many faith-based schools are flourishing. They have rigorous academic standards, impressive student recruitment, ambitious philanthropic goals, and well-maintained campuses and facilities. Yet much of the U.S. higher-education community ignores them or accords them little respect. Seeing the Light considers, instead, what can be learned from the viability of these institutions. The book begins with a history of post secondary U.S. education from the... more...
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Tue, 19 May 2020 06:46:17 GMT
Secularization Revisited - Teaching of Religion and the State of Denmark: 1721-2006 (Boundaries of Religious Freedom: Regulating Religion in Diverse Societies) (by Niels Reeh) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/secularization-revisited-teaching-of-religion-and-the-state-of-denmark-1721-2006-boundaries-of-religious-freedom-regulating-religion-in-diverse
Author(s): Niels Reeh
Categories: History > Europe, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2016-08-04
ISBN-10: 3319396064
ISBN-13: 9783319396064
Language: English
Description: Since 2001, history has proven the classic and once dominant theories of secularization wrong. Instead of abandoning the subject of secularization, Niels Reeh’s Secularization Revisited demonstrates how the collapse of formerly dominant secularization theories indicates fundamental conceptual challenges within sociology. Through a historical sociological case study of the political decision-making concerning the teaching of religion in Denmark from 1721 to 2006, Reeh explains why sociology of religion and sociology more generally should pay more attention to interstate relations, state-form and state-agency. The Danish... more...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2020 02:46:04 GMT
The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It's Right for Your Family (by Lisa Rivero) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-homeschooling-option-how-to-decide-when-its-right-for-your-family
Author(s): Lisa Rivero
Categories: Education > Home Schooling, Education > Parent Participation, Family & Relationships > Reference, Religion > Education, Social Science > General
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2007-12-15
ISBN-10: 0230600700
ISBN-13: 9780230600706
Language: English
Description: In this accessible and honest look at homeschooling, Lisa Rivero explores the diverse faces of homeschooled students and the ways in which it can help children with special learning needs. She corrects misconceptions through profiles of diverse families and addresses the changing and complex needs of children today. This book addresses the major questions parents are bound to have as they consider this option: socialization, curriculum, special needs arrangements, resources, and more. 
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Fri, 28 Feb 2020 04:26:07 GMT
Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis (Routledge Studies in Religion) (by Zev Garber) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/teaching-the-historical-jesus-issues-and-exegesis-routledge-studies-in-religion
Author(s): Zev Garber
Categories: Reference > General, Religion > Christianity, Religion > Education
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2014-12-01
ISBN-10: 1138794619
ISBN-13: 9781138794610
Language: English
Description: Teaching the Historical Jesus in his Jewish context to students of varied religious backgrounds presents instructors with not only challenges, but also opportunities to sustain interfaith dialogue and foster mutual understanding and respect. This new collection explores these challenges and opportunities, gathering together experiential lessons drawn from teaching Jesus in a wide variety of settings—from the public, secular two- or four-year college, to the Jesuit university, to the Rabbinic school or seminary, to the orthodox, religious Israeli university. A diverse group of Jewish and Christian scholars reflect on... more...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2020 03:12:02 GMT
Franciscan Literature of Religious Instruction Before the Council of Trent (Studies in the History of Christian Traditions,) (by Bert Roest, B. Roest) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/franciscan-literature-of-religious-instruction-before-the-council-of-trent-studies-in-the-history-of-christian-traditions
Author(s): Bert Roest, B. Roest
Categories: Architecture > Interior Design, History > World, House & Home > Design & Construction, Religion > Education
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Publish date: 2004-01-01
ISBN-10: 9004140263
ISBN-13: 9789004140264
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Sun, 23 Feb 2020 16:02:07 GMT
Spirituality, Community, and Race Consciousness in Adult Higher Education: Breaking the Cycle of Racialization (Routledge Research in Education) (by Timothy Paul Westbrook) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/spirituality-community-and-race-consciousness-in-adult-higher-education-breaking-the-cycle-of-racialization-routledge-research-in-education
Author(s): Timothy Paul Westbrook
Categories: Education > Educational Psychology, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Religion > Education
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2016-12-24
ISBN-10: 1138655368
ISBN-13: 9781138655362
Language: English
Description: Drawing on the lived experiences of Black students in adult degree completion programs at predominantly White, Christian institutions in the southern United States, this book presents a model for reimagining adult higher education. Westbrook explores the reasons students enrolled in degree programs, how they experience their predominantly white institutions, and how their experiences affect their lives. Employing Critical Race Theory and Christian theology as frameworks for evaluating the students’ experiences, the author sheds light on the ways African American experiences to inform, critique, and shape Christian adult... more...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2020 01:26:01 GMT
Great Books Reader, The: Excerpts and Essays on the Most Influential Books in Western Civilization (by John Mark Reynolds) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/great-books-reader-the-excerpts-and-essays-on-the-most-influential-books-in-western-civilization
Author(s): John Mark Reynolds
Categories: Literary Collections > General, Religion > Education
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Publish date: 2011-09-01
ISBN-10: 0764208527
ISBN-13: 9780764208522
Language: English
Description: Great Books programs have become increasingly popular among Christian colleges, high schools, and even home schoolers. This one-of-a-kind book is designed for those who do not have the opportunity to attend such a program but are still interested in directly engaging with the Western Canon. It contains substantial excerpts from thirty of the most important books in history, with each excerpt followed by an essay placing the work in historical and Christian context. Readers can learn directly from such authors and thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Dante, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, de Tocqueville, Freud, and Chesterton. Selected as one of... more...
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Thu, 06 Feb 2020 08:56:05 GMT
A History of Franciscan Education (C. 1210-1517) (Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, V. 11) (by Bert Roest) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-history-of-franciscan-education-c-1210-1517-education-and-society-in-the-middle-ages-and-renaissance-v-11
Author(s): Bert Roest
Categories: Education > History, History > Europe, House & Home > Design & Construction, Religion > Education, Religion > History
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Publish date: 2000-09
ISBN-10: 9004117393
ISBN-13: 9789004117396
Language: English
Description: The history of education within the Franciscan order during the medieval period is presented here in a new light. This comprehensive volume offers a new synthesis of Franciscan education, showing the dynamic development of the Franciscan school network, between the early thirteenth and the early sixteenth century. The organisation of study houses throughout the many Franciscan order provinces are discussed, as well as the relationship between these Franciscan study houses and the medieval universities and the various study programs offered to Franciscan students. Separate chapters are devoted to related issues, such as library formation, the... more...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:16:05 GMT
Religion and Human Rights: An International Perspective (by Hans-Georg Ziebertz, Gordan Crpic) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/religion-and-human-rights-an-international-perspective
Author(s): Hans-Georg Ziebertz, Gordan Crpic
Categories: Law > International, Reference > General, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2015-01-14
ISBN-10: 331909730X
ISBN-13: 9783319097305
Language: English
Description: This book examines the relationship between human rights and religiosity. It discusses whether the impact of religiosity on human rights is liberational or suppressive, and sheds light on the direction in which the relationship between religion and human rights is expected to develop. The questions explored in this volume are: Which are the rights that are currently debated or under pressure? What is the position on human rights that churches and religious communities represent? Are there tensions between churches, religious communities and the state? Which rights are especially relevant for young people and which relate to adolescents life-world... more...
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Fri, 03 Jan 2020 13:36:11 GMT
Jesuit Contribution to Science: A History (by Agustín Udías) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/jesuit-contribution-to-science-a-history
Author(s): Agustín Udías
Categories: Religion > Education, Science > History
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-09-29
ISBN-10: 3319083643
ISBN-13: 9783319083643
Language: English
Description: This book presents a comprehensive history of the many contributions the Jesuits made to science from their founding to the present. It also links the Jesuits dedication to science with their specific spirituality which tries to find God in all things. The book begins with Christopher Clavius, professor of mathematics in the Roman College between 1567 and 1595, the initiator of this tradition. It covers Jesuits scientific contributions in mathematics, astronomy, physics and cartography up until the suppression of the order by the Pope in 1773. Next, the book details the scientific work the Jesuits pursued after their restoration in 1814. It... more...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2019 05:46:06 GMT
American Jewish Year Book 2017: The Annual Record of the North American Jewish Communities (by Arnold Dashefsky, Ira M. Sheskin) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/american-jewish-year-book-2017-the-annual-record-of-the-north-american-jewish-communities
Author(s): Arnold Dashefsky, Ira M. Sheskin
Categories: History > United States, Religion > Education, Religion > Judaism, Social Science > Anthropology, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2018-03-01
ISBN-10: 3319706624
ISBN-13: 9783319706627
Language: English
Description: The American Jewish Year Book, now in its 117th year, is the annual record of the North American Jewish communities and provides insight into their major trends. The first chapter of Part I is an examination of how American Jews fit into the US religious landscape, based on Pew Research Center studies. The second chapter examines intermarriage. Chapters on “The Domestic Arena”  and “The International Arena” analyze the year’s events as they affect American Jewish communal and political affairs. Three chapters analyze the demography and geography of the US, Canada, and world Jewish populations. Part II provides lists of Jewish... more...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 05:36:02 GMT
No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education (by Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen, Douglas Jacobsen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/no-longer-invisible-religion-in-university-education
Author(s): Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen, Douglas Jacobsen
Categories: Education > General, Reference > General, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2012-08-03
ISBN-10: 0199844739
ISBN-13: 9780199844739
Language: English
Description: Winner of a 2013 American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award Drawing on conversations with hundreds of professors, co-curricular educators, administrators, and students from institutions spanning the entire spectrum of American colleges and universities, the Jacobsens illustrate how religion is constructively intertwined with the work of higher education in the twenty-first century. No Longer Invisible documents how, after decades when religion was marginalized, colleges and universities are re-engaging matters of faith-an educational development that is both positive and necessary. Religion in contemporary American life is now... more...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2019 20:26:08 GMT
American Jewish Year Book 2013: The Annual Record of the North American Jewish Communities (by Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/american-jewish-year-book-2013-the-annual-record-of-the-north-american-jewish-communities
Author(s): Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin
Categories: History > United States, Religion > Education, Social Science > Anthropology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-12-11
ISBN-10: 3319016571
ISBN-13: 9783319016573
Language: English
Description: This book, in its 113th year, provides insight into major trends in the North American Jewish community, examining Jewish education, New York Jewry, national and Jewish communal affairs, and the US and world Jewish population. It also acts as an important resource with its lists of Jewish Institutions, Jewish periodicals, and academic resources as well as Jewish honorees, obituaries, and major recent events. It should prove useful to social scientists and historians of the American Jewish community, Jewish communal workers, and the press, among others.  For more than a century, the American Jewish Year Book has... more...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:52:13 GMT
Religion and Spirituality Across Cultures (Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology) (by Chu Kim-Prieto) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/religion-and-spirituality-across-cultures-cross-cultural-advancements-in-positive-psychology
Author(s): Chu Kim-Prieto
Categories: Psychology > General, Religion > Education, Social Science > Human Geography, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-08-07
ISBN-10: 9401789495
ISBN-13: 9789401789493
Language: English
Description: This book presents an integrated review and critical analysis of the recent research in the positive psychology of religion, with focus on the positive psychology of religion across different cultures and religions. The book provides a review of the literature on different contributions of religion and spirituality to positive functioning and well-being and reviews religions across the world, including Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, Sikhism, Native American religions, and Hinduism.  It fills a unique place in the market’s increasing interest and demand in the psychology of religion, as well as positive... more...
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Wed, 03 Jul 2019 17:16:02 GMT
Leadership and Religious Schools: International Perspectives and Challenges (by Michael T. Buchanan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/leadership-and-religious-schools-international-perspectives-and-challenges
Author(s): Michael T. Buchanan
Categories: Education > General, Religion > Christianity, Religion > Education
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publish date: 2012-12-13
ISBN-10: 1441172971
ISBN-13: 9781441172976
Language: English
Description: Leadership in religious schools is a complex and often misunderstood subject. Educational leaders must perform the dual task of encouraging religious identities while relating them to wider issues of citizenship. Religious identity needs to be made relevant to the whole school community - parents, staff, students - and leaders need to take care to expand how human identity is conceived and manifested. Given these challenges, learning and leadership take on a special importance in faith-based and religious schools. This unique volume brings together leading international scholars in the field to explore the many dimensions... more...
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Sun, 19 May 2019 12:42:05 GMT
Evolution and Religion in American Education: An Ethnography (Cultural Studies of Science Education) (by David E. Long) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/evolution-and-religion-in-american-education-an-ethnography-cultural-studies-of-science-education
Author(s): David E. Long
Categories: Reference > General, Religion > Education, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2011-08-09
ISBN-10: 9400718071
ISBN-13: 9789400718074
Language: English
Description: Evolution and Religion in American Education shines a light into one of America’s dark educational corners, exposing the regressive pedagogy that can invade science classrooms when school boards and state overseers take their eyes off the ball. It sets out to examine the development of college students’ attitudes towards biological evolution through their lives. The fascinating insights provided by interviewing students about their world views adds up to a compelling case for additional scrutiny of the way young people’s educational experiences unfold as they consider—and indeed in some cases reject—one of science’s strongest and most... more...
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Wed, 15 May 2019 19:06:07 GMT
International Handbook of Education for Spirituality, Care and Wellbeing (International Handbooks of Religion and Education) (by Marian de Souza, LESLIE J. FRANCIS, James O'Higgins-Norman, Daniel G. Scott) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/international-handbook-of-education-for-spirituality-care-and-wellbeing-international-handbooks-of-religion-and-education
Author(s): Marian de Souza, LESLIE J. FRANCIS, James O'Higgins-Norman, Daniel G. Scott
Categories: Education > Educational Psychology, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Education > Teaching Methods & Materials, Religion > Christianity, Religion > Education
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2009-11-23
ISBN-10: 140209017X
ISBN-13: 9781402090172
Language: English
Description: Acknowledging and understanding spiritual formation is vital in contemporary education. This book explores the dynamic relationship between education and wellbeing. It examines the theory underpinning the practice of education in different societies where spirituality and care are believed to be at the heart of all educational experiences. The book recognizes that, regardless of the context or type of educational experience, education is a caring activity in which the development of the whole person - body, mind and spirit - is a central aim for teachers and educators in both formal and informal learning. The chapters in this handbook present and... more...
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Wed, 15 May 2019 08:22:08 GMT
The Sacred Quest: An invitation to the Study of Religion (6th Edition) (by Lawrence Cunningham, John Kelsay) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-sacred-quest-an-invitation-to-the-study-of-religion-6th-edition
Author(s): Lawrence Cunningham, John Kelsay
Categories: Reference > General, Religion > Education
Publisher: Pearson
Publish date: 2012-01-16
ISBN-10: 0205191312
ISBN-13: 9780205191314
Language: English
Description:   Examines the main ideas that characterize all religious thought and practice.   The Sacred Quest takes a thematic and comparative approach to the study of religion. It gives equal weight to theoretical issues and practices reflected in the major world religions.   The text identifies the theoretical issues surrounding the study of religion and focuses on fundamental topics such as ritual and sacred language.   Learning Goals Upon completing this book readers will be able to: Recognize main ideas that characterize all religious thought and practice... more...
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Fri, 10 May 2019 09:22:10 GMT
Journeying with the Old Testament (Das Alte Testament Im Dialog/ An Outline of An Old Testament Dialogue) (by George Ossom-Batsa, Nicoletta Gatti) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/journeying-with-the-old-testament-das-alte-testament-im-dialog-an-outline-of-an-old-testament-dialogue
Author(s): George Ossom-Batsa, Nicoletta Gatti
Categories: Reference > General, Religion > Education, Religion > Reference, Religion > Theology
Publisher: Peter Lang
Publish date: 2011-09-29
ISBN-10: 3034310064
ISBN-13: 9783034310062
Language: English
Description: This book is an introductory study of the Old Testament and it is based on the lesson taught for many years by the authors in two different Universities in Ghana. It is an interactive and didactic work that provides an innovative approach to the study of the Hebrew Bible. Through reading selected passages from the Bible and doing recommended exercises as a means of reinforcing what has been learnt, the reader will achieve a good knowledge of the Old Testament and will acquire the capability of reading and interpreting further texts. Each chapter begins with a presentation of a map of the journey, the objectives to be achieved, a summary and a final... more...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:36:10 GMT
Liberal Neutrality and State Support for Religion (Boston Studies in Philosophy, Religion and Public Life) (by Leni Franken) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/liberal-neutrality-and-state-support-for-religion-boston-studies-in-philosophy-religion-and-public-life
Author(s): Leni Franken
Categories: Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Law > International, Law > Reference, Philosophy > General, Religion > Education
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2016-05-19
ISBN-10: 331928942X
ISBN-13: 9783319289427
Language: English
Description: This book focuses on the financing of religions, examining some European church-state models, using a philosophical methodology. The work defends autonomy-based liberalism and elaborates how this liberalism can meet the requirements of liberal neutrality. The chapters also explore religious education and the financing of institutionalized religion. This volume collates the work of top scholars in the field. Starting from the idea that autonomy-based liberalism is an adequate framework for the requirement of liberal neutrality, the author elaborates why a liberal state can support religions and how she should do this, without violating the principle... more...
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Tue, 05 Mar 2019 10:46:10 GMT
The Rise of Islamism in Egypt (by Alaa Al-Din Arafat) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-rise-of-islamism-in-egypt
Author(s): Alaa Al-Din Arafat
Categories: Political Science > Government, Political Science > Political Ideologies, Religion > Education, Religion > Islam, Religion > Religion, Politics & State
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2017-08-11
ISBN-10: 3319537113
ISBN-13: 9783319537115
Language: English
Description: This book provides an overview of the sudden ascendancy of Islamism in post-Mubarak Egypt and a detailed history of the power grab by the Muslim Brotherhood. The author argues that liberals and Copts are minor factions, and that the Islamists, the military and ‘couch party’ (non- politically affiliated Egyptians) are the true key actors in Egyptian politics. Additionally, it is posited that, ironically, Mubarak’s coup-proofing strategy was responsible for the military turning against him. The strained civil-military relations in Egypt are examined, as are the ideological development of  the MB, Salafist... more...
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Sun, 03 Mar 2019 15:02:01 GMT
Taking Care of the Future: Moral Education and British Humanitarianism in South Africa (Anthropological Studies of Education) (by Oliver Pattenden) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/taking-care-of-the-future-moral-education-and-british-humanitarianism-in-south-africa-anthropological-studies-of-education
Author(s): Oliver Pattenden
Categories: Education > Educational Psychology, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Religion > Education, Social Science > Anthropology
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2018-03-07
ISBN-10: 3319698257
ISBN-13: 9783319698250
Language: English
Description: Taking Care of the Future examines the moral dimensions and transformative capacities of education and humanitarianism through an intimate portrayal of learners, volunteers, donors, and educators at a special needs school in South Africa and a partnering UK-based charity. Drawing on his professional experience of “inclusive education” in London, Oliver Pattenden investigates how systems of schooling regularly exclude and mishandle marginalized populations, particularly exploring how “street kids” and poverty-afflicted young South Africans experience these dynamics as they attempt to fashion their futures. By unpacking... more...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:36:08 GMT
Jesus Drank, Judas Repented and God Divorced His Bride (Second Edition) (by Steve Brown) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/jesus-drank-judas-repented-and-god-divorced-his-bride-second-edition
Author(s): Steve Brown
Categories: Religion > Christian Life, Religion > Education
Publisher: Happy About
Publish date: 2011-06-03
ISBN-10: 1600052010
ISBN-13: 9781600052019
Language: English
Description: Jesus Drank, Judas Repented and God Divorced His Bride is a positive, Christian non-fiction book regarding: The use of alcoholic beverages then and now The repentance of Judas Iscariot God's divorce Divorce in the modern world The untold Bible story of David and the princess This book forces you to re-evaluate your understanding of the bible, re-look at the passages and re-consider their meaning. Examples of common biblical knowledge challenges: Ask anybody how many animals of each kind Noah took on the ark and they'll probably say two. However, God told Noah to take fourteen of most. Yes, there were fourteen... more...
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Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:12:02 GMT
Religious Education in a Global-Local World (Boundaries of Religious Freedom: Regulating Religion in Diverse Societies) (by Jenny Berglund, Yafa Shanneik, Brian Bocking) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/religious-education-in-a-global-local-world-boundaries-of-religious-freedom-regulating-religion-in-diverse-societies
Author(s): Jenny Berglund, Yafa Shanneik, Brian Bocking
Categories: Education > General, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2016-07-16
ISBN-10: 3319322877
ISBN-13: 9783319322872
Language: English
Description: This book examines Religious Education (RE) in over ten countries, including Australia, Indonesia, Mali, Russia, UK, Ireland, USA, and Canada. Investigating RE from a global and multi-interdisciplinary perspective, it presents research on the diverse past, present, and possible future forms of RE. In doing so, it enhances public and professional understanding of the complex issues and debates surrounding RE in the wider world. The volume emphasizes a student-centred approach, viewing any kind of ‘RE’, or its absence, as a formative lived experience for pupils. It stresses a bottom-up, sociological and ethnographic/anthropological research-based... more...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2018 12:36:04 GMT
Polygamy, Women, and Higher Education: Life after Mormon Fundamentalism (by Laura Parson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/polygamy-women-and-higher-education-life-after-mormon-fundamentalism
Author(s): Laura Parson
Categories: Education > Educational Psychology, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2018-12-19
ISBN-10: 303002797X
ISBN-13: 9783030027971
Language: English
Description: This volume explores the life stories of women who were former members of Mormon fundamentalist polygamous societies, from their own perspectives, to seek insight into their readiness for higher education settings. In order to support all learners in higher education, it is important to understand the unique needs of women students who have non-traditional formal schooling experiences and/or have come from restrictive or patriarchal cultures. This book helps further the discourse by providing recommendations for inclusive programs that consider how to develop elements of self-concept, empowerment, and motivation necessary for... more...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2018 06:52:11 GMT
Basics of Religious Education (by Gottfried Adam) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/basics-of-religious-education
Author(s): Gottfried Adam
Categories: Religion > Education
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
Publish date: 2014-05-14
ISBN-10: 3847102656
ISBN-13: 9783847102656
Language: English
Description: This volume offers an introduction to all questions of teaching Religious Education as a school subject and as an academic discipline related to this subject. The chapters cover most of the aspects that religion teachers have to face in their work, as well as the theoretical background necessary for this task. The volume is a textbook for students and teachers of religious education, be it in school or in an academic context, who are looking for reliable information on this field. The book has proven its usefulness in German speaking countries. This volume is the English translation of the German Compendium of Religious Education (edited by... more...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2018 05:02:02 GMT
Islamic Education in Britain: New Pluralist Paradigms (by Alison Scott-Baumann, Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/islamic-education-in-britain-new-pluralist-paradigms
Author(s): Alison Scott-Baumann, Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor
Categories: Religion > Education, Religion > Islam, Social Science > General
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publish date: 2015-08-27
ISBN-10: 9781472569
ISBN-13: 9781472569387
Language: English
Description: The Western world often fears many aspects of Islam, without the knowledge to move forward. On the other hand, there are sustained and complex debates within Islam about how to live in the modern world with faith. Alison Scott-Baumann and Sariya Contractor-Cheruvallil here propose solutions to both dilemmas, with a particular emphasis on the role of women. Challenging existing beliefs about Islam in Britain, this book offers a paradigm shift based on research conducted over 15 years. The educational needs within several groups of British Muslims were explored, resulting in the need to offer critical analysis of the... more...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:48:02 GMT
Creating Understanding: A Handbook for Christian Communication Across Cultural Landscapes (by Donald K. Smith) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/creating-understanding-a-handbook-for-christian-communication-across-cultural-landscapes
Author(s): Donald K. Smith
Categories: Religion > Christianity, Religion > Education
Publisher: Zondervan
Publish date: 1992-05-24
ISBN-10: 0310531217
ISBN-13: 9780310531210
Language: English
Description: This book is built on twenty-three propositions about communication, propositions that, when taken together, encompass fundamental truths about human communication from a Christian perspective. Creating Understanding puts communications media into proper perspective. It makes meaning and understanding the focus of the effort of communication. It is committed to having the purposes of communication determine the means to be employed. This book is a foundation on which the enterprise of Christian ministry can be built or refined. It provides perspective, constantly, on the ways the cultural landscape is informing and affecting the communication process.
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Mon, 03 Dec 2018 18:06:12 GMT
Fix-It and Enjoy-It Potluck Heaven: 543 Stove-Top and Oven Dishes That Everyone Loves (by Phyllis Good) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fix-it-and-enjoy-it-potluck-heaven-543-stove-top-and-oven-dishes-that-everyone-loves
Author(s): Phyllis Good
Categories: Cooking > Regional & Ethnic, Religion > Education
Publisher: Good Books
Publish date: 2011-10-01
ISBN-10: 1561487333
ISBN-13: 9781561487332
Language: English
Description:           Imagine yourself at the world's grandest potluck meal! Where to start? What to try first? That is the feast you'll experience when you open Fix-It and Enjoy-It Potluck Heaven. More than 600 recipes for stove-top and oven cooking, gathered from home cooks, fill these pages. Exhilarating and tantalizing as it is, a potluck meal quickly turns into a memory. Nor can you sample all the dishes spread before you. And you're left without a way to re-create the delicious food you've eaten.           Fix-It and Enjoy-It Potluck... more...
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Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:56:06 GMT
God in the Classroom: Religion and America's Public Schools (by R. Murray Thomas) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/god-in-the-classroom-religion-and-americas-public-schools
Author(s): R. Murray Thomas
Categories: Education > Educational Policy & Reform, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Praeger
Publish date: 2007-01-30
ISBN-10: 0275991415
ISBN-13: 9780275991418
Language: English
Description: To help readers gain a better understanding of conflicts over the proper role of religion in American public schools, this book focuses on the seven major types of conflicts that have become particularly confrontational. Thomas does not take sides; rather, he lays out the arguments, their historical and cultural contexts, and the groups that debate them and their goals. Anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the controversies surrounding religion in American schools will find here not just a review of the issues, but a deeper consideration of the causes, consequences, and future of the debates. Conflicts over the... more...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2018 13:02:07 GMT
The Ambiguous Embrace (by Peter L. Berger, Charles L. Glenn) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-ambiguous-embrace
Author(s): Peter L. Berger, Charles L. Glenn
Categories: Education > Administration, Education > Educational Policy & Reform, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Religion > Education
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish date: 2000-02-22
ISBN-10: 0691048525
ISBN-13: 9780691048529
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Fri, 23 Nov 2018 17:14:10 GMT
Education in the Light of Tradition: Studies in Comparative Religion (by Jane Casewit) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/education-in-the-light-of-tradition-studies-in-comparative-religion
Author(s): Jane Casewit
Categories: Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Religion > Education
Publisher: World Wisdom
Publish date: 2011-12-16
ISBN-10: 193549399X
ISBN-13: 9781935493990
Language: English
Description: C.S. Lewis once remarked, “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” In most modern cultures, their education systems are often portrayed by the media to be “failing” and in need of reform. In this unique collection of 19 essays, a diverse collection of authors examine the traditional principles of education and how knowledge and values are transmitted within traditional societies.
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Wed, 21 Nov 2018 05:46:12 GMT
Islam, Modernity, and the Human Sciences (by Ali Zaidi) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/islam-modernity-and-the-human-sciences
Author(s): Ali Zaidi
Categories: Religion > Education, Religion > Islam, Religion > Psychology of Religion
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2011-04-15
ISBN-10: 0230110355
ISBN-13: 9780230110359
Language: English
Description: This book discloses a largely unnoticed dialogue between Muslim and Western social thought on the search for meaning and transcendence in the human sciences. The disclosure is accomplished by a comparative reading of contemporary Muslim debates on secular knowledge on the one hand, and of a foundational Western debate on the demise of metaphysics in the human sciences on the other hand. The comparative reading is grounded in a dialogical hermeneutic approach; that is, a hermeneutic approach to texts and cultural traditions that draws upon the work of Hans Georg Gadamer and also upon the insights of... more...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018 04:16:01 GMT
Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally, Second Edition (by David J. Hesselgrave) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/communicating-christ-cross-culturally-second-edition
Author(s): David J. Hesselgrave
Categories: Religion > Christianity, Religion > Education
Publisher: Zondervan
Publish date: 1991-05-30
ISBN-10: 9780310368
ISBN-13: 9780310368113
Language: English
Description: This revised edition of Dr. David Hesselgrave's great work Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally updates the original edition and interacts with the most recent literature on this increasingly important topic. The original edition went through fifteen printings and, very deservedly, has come to be one of the most widely used textbooks on Christian cross-cultural communications. The revisions in this new edition are extensive and carry on the high level of discussion maintained throughout the original edition, taking into account, for example, the current discussion on the relationship between form and function and the... more...
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Fri, 02 Nov 2018 10:16:06 GMT
Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion in an Age of Intolerance (by Linda K. Wertheimer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/faith-ed-teaching-about-religion-in-an-age-of-intolerance
Author(s): Linda K. Wertheimer
Categories: Education > Administration, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Religion > Education
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publish date: 2018-05-15
ISBN-10: 197490279X
ISBN-13: 9781974902798
Language: English
Description: Courts long ago banned public school teachers from preaching of any kind. But the question remains: How much should schools teach about the world's religions? Veteran education journalist Linda K. Wertheimer traveled to communities around the nation, listening to voices on all sides of the controversy surrounding teaching religion in public schools. She interviewed clergy, teachers, children, and parents who are Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Sikh, or atheist. Wertheimer's fascinating investigation reveals a public education system struggling to find the right path forward and offers a promising roadmap for raising a new generation of religiously... more...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2018 08:42:07 GMT
Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures) (by Michael Farquhar) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/circuits-of-faith-migration-education-and-the-wahhabi-mission-stanford-studies-in-middle-eastern-and-islamic-societies-and-cultures
Author(s): Michael Farquhar
Categories: Religion > Education, Religion > Islam, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publish date: 2016-11-16
ISBN-10: 0804798354
ISBN-13: 9780804798358
Language: English
Description: The Islamic University of Medina was established by the Saudi state in 1961 to provide religious instruction primarily to foreign students. Students would come to Medina for religious education and were then expected to act as missionaries, promoting an understanding of Islam in line with the core tenets of Wahhabism. By the early 2000s, more than 11,000 young men from across the globe had graduated from the Islamic University. Circuits of Faith offers the first examination of the Islamic University and considers the efforts undertaken by Saudi actors and institutions to exert religious influence far beyond the kingdom's... more...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2018 05:12:03 GMT
Faith Schools, Tolerance and Diversity: Exploring the Influence of Education on Students' Attitudes of Tolerance (by Jan Germen Janmaat, Edward Vickers, Henry Everett) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/faith-schools-tolerance-and-diversity-exploring-the-influence-of-education-on-students-attitudes-of-tolerance
Author(s): Jan Germen Janmaat, Edward Vickers, Henry Everett
Categories: Education > Educational Psychology, Education > Philosophy & Social Aspects, Religion > Education, Social Science > Sociology, Social Science > Sociology of Religion
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2018-05-02
ISBN-10: 3319695657
ISBN-13: 9783319695655
Language: English
Description: This book examines the effects of faith schools on social cohesion and inter-ethnic relations. Faith schools constitute approximately one third of all state-maintained schools and two fifths of the independent schools in England. Nevertheless, they have historically been, and remain, controversial. In the current social climate, questions have been raised about the ability of faith schools to promote Community Cohesion and, included within that, their ability to promote tolerance. This book explores one aspect of the debate by examining the effect that faith schools have on their students’ attitudes of tolerance. As well as asking what... more...
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Tue, 16 Oct 2018 02:52:06 GMT