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Miller, Brian J.; Norquist, Benjamin E. – Christian Higher Education, 2021
This article examines the locations of the 111 governing members of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) and consider how these locations hinder evangelical Protestants from reaching their goal of engaging American society. We found that CCCU institutions cluster in cities in mid-sized metropolitan regions in the South and…
Descriptors: Religious Colleges, Christianity, Geographic Location, Protestants
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O'Connell, Noel – Sign Language Studies, 2022
The development of a considerable body of literature on British Sign Language (BSL) now permits analyzing and describing the sociolinguistic history of the language. An impressive amount of sociolinguistic information on BSL pertaining to the United Kingdom (UK) provides rich material for such analysis, but, until now, very little BSL research has…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Language Variation, Sign Language, Foreign Countries
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Reimer, Nils Karl; Hughes, Joanne; Blaylock, Danielle; Donnelly, Caitlin; Wölfer, Ralf; Hewstone, Miles – Developmental Psychology, 2022
Past research has shown that intergroup contact can be a promising intervention to improve intergroup relations and that contact-based interventions might be most effective during adolescence. In postconflict Northern Ireland, widespread residential segregation and a largely separate school system limit opportunities for intergroup contact between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intergroup Relations, Adolescents, Catholics
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Shorner-Johnson, Kevin – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2019
Sociologist Max Weber identified Puritan constructions of virtuous time and the sin of sloth as having explanatory power for the origins of Puritan action and capitalist economies. This article expands upon Weber's thesis to examine how the sin of sloth was reinterpreted to encourage or prohibit psalm singing, singing schools, and later forms of…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Singing, Teaching Methods
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Peck-McClain, Emily A. – Religious Education, 2021
United Methodist Church polity bars "self-avowed practicing homosexuals" from ordination and prohibits same-sex wedding celebrations in their churches or by their clergy. Recently, the consequences for disobeying church polity have increased in severity and the denomination is expected to split. This paper profiles three churches who…
Descriptors: Protestants, Churches, Religious Education, Homosexuality
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Wecker, Menachem – Education Next, 2019
Jewish schools educated more than 151,000 students in New York State in 2013, the last year a careful count was done. And taxpayers have a stake in how well the yeshivas are doing their jobs. The Jewish schools absorb more than $100 million a year in city government funds for things such as textbooks, special education, security, and…
Descriptors: Jews, Religious Education, Clergy, Private Schools
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Waterkamp, Dietmar – International Dialogues on Education: Past and Present, 2020
Three fundamental scientific works on the pedagogy of Comenius will be considered from new perspectives. These are the works of the East German comeniologist Franz Hofmann and the two West German comeniologists, Klaus Schaller and Andreas Lischewski. Germany has produced numerous scientific analyses of Comenius since 1945, but these three…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Protestants, Catholics, Teaching Methods
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Fawcett, Bruce G.; Francis, Leslie J.; McKenna, Ursula – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2021
This paper explores the impact of parental religious practice on sustaining positive religious affect among churchgoing young Canadian Baptists. A total of 299 participants between the ages of 12 and 18 years attending a summer youth programme sponsored by the Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada, completed the Francis Scale of Attitude toward…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Protestants, Parent Child Relationship, Attendance
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Taylor, Laura K.; O'Driscoll, Dean; Merrilees, Christine E.; Goeke-Morey, Marcie; Shirlow, Peter; Cummings, E. Mark – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2022
Following the signing of peace agreements, post-accord societies often remain deeply divided across group lines. There is a need to identify antecedents of youth's support for peace and establish more constructive intergroup relations. This article explored the effect of out-group trust, intergroup forgiveness, and social identity on support for…
Descriptors: Peace, Interpersonal Relationship, Intergroup Relations, Trust (Psychology)
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Sullivan, Michael – Religious Education, 2022
The political theology of Rev. John Witherspoon (1723-1794) had a profound impact on the development of ideas on religion and government during the Founding Period as a prominent educator, clergyman, and signatory of the Declaration of Independence. This paper uncovers the far-reaching impact of Witherspoon's political theology during America's…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Religious Education, Clergy, United States History
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Vos, Pieter – Christian Higher Education, 2017
Vocation, interpreted as the calling of every individual believer to serve God in ordinary life, has been an important feature of Protestantism. However, not only has the notion of vocation gradually disappeared from the late modern understanding of work and profession, the identification of vocation and work has also been criticized by…
Descriptors: Employment, Christianity, Philosophy, Protestants
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Schmalzbauer, John – Journal of College and Character, 2021
What is the role of the chaplain on the 21st century campus? Comparing today's chaplains to their mid-century counterparts, this article presents findings from the National Study of Campus Ministries. Based on a 2006 survey of 1,659 campus religious professionals, it focuses on a subsample of 335 chaplains employed in private colleges and…
Descriptors: Clergy, Professional Identity, Role Perception, Campuses
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Boran, Gültekin – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2018
Thomas Stearns Eliot, who is believed to be one of the most important poets of his time in the English and American Poetry, as well as today, left many poems in most of which he criticized and even rejected the Western Puritanist society and the principles of Romanticism. In this brief study, one of T.S. Eliot's major poems, 'Gerontion' will be…
Descriptors: Poetry, English Literature, Romanticism, Humanism
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Han, Garam – Religious Education, 2021
Through the story of Korean Bible Women and the South Korean #MeToo movement today, this paper explores how Korean women's innate creativity and imagination have challenged the patriarchal and hierarchical standpoints of the Korean Protestant church and society. Furthermore, this paper invites the Korean Protestant Church to confront the reality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Churches, Females
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Francis, Leslie J.; McKenna, Ursula; Lewis, Christopher Alan – Journal of Religious Education, 2020
John Greer first introduced the Francis Scale of Attitude toward Christianity in 1979 into his programme of research designed to chart the religious trajectory of students attending Protestant and Catholic schools in Northern Ireland. The present study conducted in 2011 builds on earlier studies conducted in 1979, 1984, the early 1990s, and 1998.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Catholic Schools, Christianity, Attitude Measures
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