ERIC Number: EJ568069
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
"Thrashing in the Night": Laity Speak about Religious Knowing.
Crain, Margaret Ann; Seymour, Jack
Religious Education, v92 n1 p38-53 Win 1997
Uses participatory ethnography to interview lay persons about the role of religion and the church in personal meaning-making. Probes the motives that call people to theology, the theological methods people use, how people engage in religious knowing, and how the church helps these efforts. Suggests shortcomings in present religious education. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue on Teaching, Texts, and Language.