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The 'Make Your Own Religion' Project: Design And Analysis, Chad Bauman, Brent Hege Jan 2016

The 'Make Your Own Religion' Project: Design And Analysis, Chad Bauman, Brent Hege

Brent A. R. Hege

The “Make Your Own Religion” class project was designed to address a perceived need to introduce more theoretical thinking about religion into a typical religion survey course, and to do so in such a way that students would experience the wonder of theoretical discovery, and through or because of that discovery hopefully both better retain knowledge gained from the project and nurture within themselves the practice of thinking more analytically about religion (and other social and cultural things). Despite a number of challenges and unresolved questions associated with the project, it has proven relatively successful at introducing and provoking theoretical ...


Making Room: A Place For Children’S Spirituality In The Christian Church, Heather Ingersoll Jul 2013

Making Room: A Place For Children’S Spirituality In The Christian Church, Heather Ingersoll

Heather Ingersoll

A relatively uncharted territory until recently, the concept of children as innate spiritual beings has garnered significant attention among scholars over the past two decades. Seminal studies by researchers provide practitioners with the opportunity to gain a deeper appreciation of the spirituality of children and their ability to seek and contemplate spiritual concepts (Ratcliff, 2007). The more that is learned about children’s spirituality, the more apparent it becomes that the Christian church in the United States generally fails to provide sufficient space for children to explore, develop, and share their spirituality. This potentially leads children to suppress or disconnect ...


Making Room: A Place For Children’S Spirituality In The Christian Church, Heather Ingersoll Jul 2013

Making Room: A Place For Children’S Spirituality In The Christian Church, Heather Ingersoll

Heather Ingersoll

A relatively uncharted territory until recently, the concept of children as innate spiritual beings has garnered significant attention among scholars over the past two decades. Seminal studies by researchers provide practitioners with the opportunity to gain a deeper appreciation of the spirituality of children and their ability to seek and contemplate spiritual concepts (Ratcliff, 2007). The more that is learned about children’s spirituality, the more apparent it becomes that the Christian church in the United States generally fails to provide sufficient space for children to explore, develop, and share their spirituality. This potentially leads children to suppress or disconnect ...


Jewish-Christian Studies On The Graduate Level, Father Lawrence E. Frizzell, D. Phil. D. Phil Sep 2012

Jewish-Christian Studies On The Graduate Level, Father Lawrence E. Frizzell, D. Phil. D. Phil

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

This report reflects on work that prepares the next generation for their role as educators in Jewish-Christian studies and relations and was delivered at the Meeting of the Consultors of the Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and Representatives from Bishops Conferences Responsible for Dialogue with the Jews in Vatican City on October 22, 2012.


Opening Doors: The Treasure Of Catholic Education, Stan Chu Ilo May 2011

Opening Doors: The Treasure Of Catholic Education, Stan Chu Ilo

Stan Chu Ilo

No abstract provided.


Historical Perspectives On Elizabeth Seton And Education: School Is My Chief Business., Betty Ann Mcneil Dec 2005

Historical Perspectives On Elizabeth Seton And Education: School Is My Chief Business., Betty Ann Mcneil

Betty Ann McNeil, D.C.

Elizabeth Ann Seton – the first native-born U.S. citizen to be canonized – and her passion for education is the subject of this historical essay. Implications for contemporary educational leaders are also discussed.


Review, R.M. Hare, Essays On Religion And Education, Michael Pritchard Dec 1993

Review, R.M. Hare, Essays On Religion And Education, Michael Pritchard

Michael Pritchard

No abstract available.