ERIC Number: EJ857066
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
Why Religious Education Matters: The Role of Islam in Multicultural Education
Moore, James R.
Multicultural Perspectives, v11 n3 p139-145 Jul 2009
Islam has become an increasingly important topic in American society and education. This article will explore the rationale for teaching about religion in public schools, the role of Islam and Muslims in a multicultural society, and discuss numerous ways in which Islam can be incorporated into multicultural secondary school curricula.
Descriptors: Muslims, Multicultural Education, Religious Education, Islam, Public Schools, Role, Secondary School Curriculum, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Politics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
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