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“We Don't Talk About That Here": Teachers, Religion, Public Elementary Schools And The Embodiment Of Silence, A Binational United States And Israel Study, Tina Keller, Amy Camardese, Randa Abbas Jan 2017

“We Don't Talk About That Here": Teachers, Religion, Public Elementary Schools And The Embodiment Of Silence, A Binational United States And Israel Study, Tina Keller, Amy Camardese, Randa Abbas

Educator Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Globally religious diversity is on the rise yet the place of religion in public schools is often heatedly debated. This study examined the experiences of fifth graders in regards to religion in public schools in the United States and Israel. The juxtaposition of diverse countries and school settings opens the dialogue to examine how children and their teachers perceive the impact of religion while in school. The findings suggest that the impact of minority status, school curriculum, and the political and geographical contexts of schools impact the ways that religion is conceptualized in public elementary schools. In addition, the uniquenesses ...


Method, Macintyre, And Pedagogy: Inviting Students To Participate In Theology As A Living Conversation, Richard Crane Jul 2016

Method, Macintyre, And Pedagogy: Inviting Students To Participate In Theology As A Living Conversation, Richard Crane

Bible & Religion Educator Scholarship

Teaching theology within academic institutions with confessional commitments and theologically conservative students requires holding together, in creative tension, two pedagogical goals. The challenge is to promote rigorous academic inquiry by encouraging student openness to engagement with perspectives that challenge their own beliefs while simultaneously constructing a course that is experienced as a safe space where students do not feel their personal faith is under attack. This essay presents the argument that a methodological framework for introductory theology courses informed by Alasdair MacIntyre's reflections on the nature of living traditions holds great promise for achieving these objectives. The essay will ...


When God Smites: Talking With Students About The Violence Of God In Scripture, Eric A. Seibert Oct 2014

When God Smites: Talking With Students About The Violence Of God In Scripture, Eric A. Seibert

Bible & Religion Educator Scholarship

This article emphasizes the need for religious educators to address the issue of divine violence in Scripture with students, and it offers various pedagogical strategies for doing so. The focus is on violent Old Testament texts, with special attention given to the issue of Canaanite genocide. A general framework for structuring class time around divine violence in Scripture is proposed which includes (1) encouraging students to encounter violent biblical texts firsthand, (2) helping them understand why people find these passages problematic, and (3) offering various options for dealing with the potential problems these passages raise. In the second half of ...


Training, Transforming And Transitioning: A Blueprint For The Christian University'', Michael Zigarelli Jan 2011

Training, Transforming And Transitioning: A Blueprint For The Christian University'', Michael Zigarelli

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How Between 2 Chairs Meets Advanced Scholarship And Published Work Standards, Valerie Smith Jan 2011

How Between 2 Chairs Meets Advanced Scholarship And Published Work Standards, Valerie Smith

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Disturbing Divine Behavior, Eric Seibert Jan 2011

Disturbing Divine Behavior, Eric Seibert

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Augustine, Aquinas, And Asimov: How Traditional Christian Thought Applies In The Creation Of Artificial Moral Agents, Gene Rohrbaugh Jan 2011

Augustine, Aquinas, And Asimov: How Traditional Christian Thought Applies In The Creation Of Artificial Moral Agents, Gene Rohrbaugh

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Mentoring As A Statistical Educator Within The Context Of A Christian College, Marlin Eby Jan 2011

Mentoring As A Statistical Educator Within The Context Of A Christian College, Marlin Eby

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Leader-Member Exchange In Scripture: Insights From Jesus, Noah, And Abraham, Jennifer Dose Jan 2011

Leader-Member Exchange In Scripture: Insights From Jesus, Noah, And Abraham, Jennifer Dose

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The Southern Shift In World Christianity: A Kairos Episode For The Believers Church, George Pickens Jan 2011

The Southern Shift In World Christianity: A Kairos Episode For The Believers Church, George Pickens

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''Reflections On Being A Christian Who Enjoys Being A Scientist: (How) Does My Christianity Influence The Practice Of My Vocation? How Does My Vocation Impact My Christianity?, Lawrence Mylin Jan 2011

''Reflections On Being A Christian Who Enjoys Being A Scientist: (How) Does My Christianity Influence The Practice Of My Vocation? How Does My Vocation Impact My Christianity?, Lawrence Mylin

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The Art Educator As Mentor, Gene Vandyke Jan 2010

The Art Educator As Mentor, Gene Vandyke

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The Development Of Mathematical And Spiritual Maturity In The Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum, Angela Hare Jan 2010

The Development Of Mathematical And Spiritual Maturity In The Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum, Angela Hare

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Faith Intregration Through Service-Learning In The Information Sciences, Brian Nejmeh Jan 2009

Faith Intregration Through Service-Learning In The Information Sciences, Brian Nejmeh

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Amish Grace As Popular Christian Scholarship, David Weaver-Zercher Jan 2009

Amish Grace As Popular Christian Scholarship, David Weaver-Zercher

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The Study Of The Process Of How To Teach Writing, Helen Walker Jan 2009

The Study Of The Process Of How To Teach Writing, Helen Walker

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The Problems Of Preaching Through History, James Lagrand Jan 2009

The Problems Of Preaching Through History, James Lagrand

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God's Garden: Christian Environmental Stewardship As Rediscovery Of Our Place In The World, David Foster Jan 2009

God's Garden: Christian Environmental Stewardship As Rediscovery Of Our Place In The World, David Foster

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Restorative Justice And Spirituality, Debra Heath-Thornton Jan 2009

Restorative Justice And Spirituality, Debra Heath-Thornton

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Rest, Does The Drive For Efficiency Really Lead To Sufficiency?, H. Scott Kieffer Jan 2009

Rest, Does The Drive For Efficiency Really Lead To Sufficiency?, H. Scott Kieffer

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Theology By Analogy: Psychological Frameworks For Analyzing The Parables Ofj Esus, Kevin Zook Jan 2004

Theology By Analogy: Psychological Frameworks For Analyzing The Parables Ofj Esus, Kevin Zook

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Faith, Reason, And The Text: The Return Of The Middle Ages In Post Modem Scholarship, Joseph Huffman Jan 2003

Faith, Reason, And The Text: The Return Of The Middle Ages In Post Modem Scholarship, Joseph Huffman

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Creation, Redemption And Virtue, Caleb Miller Jan 2002

Creation, Redemption And Virtue, Caleb Miller

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Rules Of Engagement: The Intersection Of Art History And Christian Scholarship, Susanna Caroselli Jan 2002

Rules Of Engagement: The Intersection Of Art History And Christian Scholarship, Susanna Caroselli

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Redeeming Jesus: Reading Jose Saramago's The Gospel According To Jesus Christ As Parable, Samuel Smith Jan 2001

Redeeming Jesus: Reading Jose Saramago's The Gospel According To Jesus Christ As Parable, Samuel Smith

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Complementarity: On Being A Christian Evolutionist, James Makowski Jan 2000

Complementarity: On Being A Christian Evolutionist, James Makowski

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A Statement On The Integration Of Faith And Of Discipline, Christine Forsythe Jan 2000

A Statement On The Integration Of Faith And Of Discipline, Christine Forsythe

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The Wesleyan Quadrilateral And Teaching Biblical Studies, Michael Cosby Jan 2000

The Wesleyan Quadrilateral And Teaching Biblical Studies, Michael Cosby

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Theological And Scientific Arguments For The Occurrence Of Death Before Human Sin, Gary Emberger Jan 1999

Theological And Scientific Arguments For The Occurrence Of Death Before Human Sin, Gary Emberger

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Musical Crossroads, Richard Roberson Jan 1999

Musical Crossroads, Richard Roberson

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