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ERIC Number: EJ1179602
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1940-1639
Faith and Learning in a Post-Truth World
Jacobsen, Douglas; Jacobsen, Rhonda Hustedt
Journal of College and Character, v19 n2 p93-100 2018
American colleges and universities, along with American culture in general, have entered a new post-truth era. In responding to this new environment, colleges and universities might benefit from a more comprehensive engagement with religion and its complex understanding of truth. The model for engagement proposed here focuses on five educational functions of religion: proclamation, rationality, compassion, transformation, and wonder/mystery. Using this model can enhance learning for students across the religious spectrum, including spiritual and non-religious individuals, as well as those who are traditionally religious, while respecting the norms of academic and religious freedom.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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