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ERIC Number: EJ853724
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
ISSN: ISSN-1368-4868
Handling Doubt in Teaching Religion: A Turkish Case Study
Ok, Uzeyir
Teaching Theology & Religion, v7 n4 p201-212 Oct 2004
This study ventures to sketch the dimensions of stress in religious thinking among young Muslims studying theology in Turkish universities and the ways in which these tensions are handled in educational institutions. As a result of a review of related literature, together with the use of a questionnaire with 382 respondents and interviews with 15 participants, the extent of experienced intense religious stress, the source, the content, the ways of resolution, the duration, and the period of religious stress were identified. Finally, the cognitive, educational, theological, and socio-cultural challenges to which young Muslims were exposed were delineated and possible ways to overcome these problems were outlined, with some suggestions for educational settings.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey