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Faculty Publications - School of Education

2012

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Book Review: Cross Purposes: Pierce V. Society Of Sisters And The Struggle Over Compulsory Public Education, Amy Lynn Dee Jan 2012

Book Review: Cross Purposes: Pierce V. Society Of Sisters And The Struggle Over Compulsory Public Education, Amy Lynn Dee

Faculty Publications - School of Education

Excerpt: "Contradicting the unappealing cover and stodgy title, Abrams has crafted an engaging and revealing narrative connecting politicians, Klansmen, Masons, the Vatican, educators, parents, and citizens into an account that borders on intrigue but also elucidates and interprets the birth and defeat of a movement that resulted in landmark legislation. The book moves far beyond an explanation of Pierce v. Society of Sisters and provides an inside look at the major players and the motivations behind the Oregon School Bill. Readers witness the unbridled bigotry and hubris of the individuals supporting the School Bill in the early 1900s in Oregon ...


Rausch's "Educating For Faith And Justice: Catholic Higher Education Today" - Book Review, Eloise Hockett Jan 2012

Rausch's "Educating For Faith And Justice: Catholic Higher Education Today" - Book Review, Eloise Hockett

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Book Review Of Shortt, John's Bible-Shaped Teaching, Ken Badley Jan 2012

Book Review Of Shortt, John's Bible-Shaped Teaching, Ken Badley

Faculty Publications - School of Education

Excerpt: "What might it mean for Christian teachers to have their work shaped by the Bible? What might it mean for people who name Christ to have their whole lives shaped by the Bible, regardless of their profession? John Shortt wants to answer these questions in his accessible book, Bible Shaped Teaching .Shortt addresses his readers directly with the expository prose his readers will likely expect, but he seamlessly incorporates stories and even builds his answers around stories .This book is not about how to teach, but teachers who read it and take it seriously will likely view their teaching ...


Book Review Of Ronald B. Hoch And David P. Smith’S Old School, New Clothes: The Cultural Blindness Of Christian Education, Ken Badley Jan 2012

Book Review Of Ronald B. Hoch And David P. Smith’S Old School, New Clothes: The Cultural Blindness Of Christian Education, Ken Badley

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Excerpt: "In Old Schoo; New Clothes, Hoch and Smith accuse Christian schools of being blind to the forces and forms of modernity, in fact not only blind, but founded on the very same principles as public schools. This cultural blindness extends to the institutions that train Christian school teachers, to administrators, teachers and parents. Hoch and Smith want to explore the roots of this widespread cultural blindness and its effects, and they want to point to ways forward."


Book Review Of Gearon, Liam: On Holy Ground - The Theory And Practice Of Religious Education, Ken Badley Jan 2012

Book Review Of Gearon, Liam: On Holy Ground - The Theory And Practice Of Religious Education, Ken Badley

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Excerpt: "With On Holy Ground, Routledge adds a thoughtful and welcome volume to its growing list of titles related to religious education and Christian education .Gearon begins by taking his readers on a sobering tour of the rejection of the sacred, which rejection he views as the root of the modern project .After making stops at Darwin, Kant, and Marx, Gearon notes that religious education in the modern period requires 'a close reading of the texts of modernity' (p. 4). While Gearon does not burden his readers with too many details of such a reading, he does provide evidence throughout ...


Grace (Chapter One In Faithful Teaching: Values And Themes For Teaching, Learning, And Leading Purposeful And Principled Education), Amy Lynn Dee Jan 2012

Grace (Chapter One In Faithful Teaching: Values And Themes For Teaching, Learning, And Leading Purposeful And Principled Education), Amy Lynn Dee

Faculty Publications - School of Education

Excerpt: "There was a large coatroom in the back of the class, perfect for storing the boots and coats required in the winter days of my third year in school. It also served as a great place to hide if math was not of particular interest. Mrs. Callahan, realizing she was missing a difficult and resistant math student, kept teaching as she made her way to the door of the coatroom to take the hideaway, Arthur, by surprise. She pushed the door open, and as she entered to sweep aside the hanging coats in order to reveal the missing student ...