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ERIC Number: EJ819882
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1364-436X
Expressing the Tradition in an Educational Context
Jones, Robert
International Journal of Children's Spirituality, v10 n2 p165-171 Aug 2005
Being born into a religious tradition, remaining within it and making one's life an expression of it as a chaplain in a faith-based college is not necessarily an unimaginative choice. A culture has some enduring characteristics but to survive meaningfully it has to be relevant to contemporary life. Thus, there is a necessity to question what is to be kept and what is to be discarded or less empathised. Most importantly, it must be asked by what means in such a college--through the design of buildings, chapel worship, respect of all college members, self-conscious continuity and social projects--it can be effectively acted out in otherwise secular academic culture and multi-cultural collegial community.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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