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ERIC Number: EJ1025194
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
Un/Covering: Female Religious Converts Learning the Problems and Pragmatics of Physical Observance in the Secular World
Galman, Sally Campbell
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v44 n4 p423-441 Dec 2013
This article presents the experiences of three women who have chosen to move from secular, assimilated lives to lives characterized by the distinctive dress and practice associated with observant Islam, Orthodox Judaism, and Orthodox Christianity, respectively. All three relied upon informal, peer, and distance learning strategies for their religious education. The article analyzes both experiences in informal adult religious education and contemporary U.S. experiences with identity and assimilation, or covering (Yoshino 2006).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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