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Freeland, Peter – School Science Review, 2010
As a large number of issues in contemporary biology are controversial, science teachers in so-called "faith" schools need to know what their employers regard as "doctrinal correctness". Any effective response to the rise of fundamentalism and atheism needs to answer challenges, take scientific knowledge into consideration and re-think traditional…
Descriptors: Biology, Christianity, Evolution, Creationism
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Seals, Mark A. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2010
In David Long's article, "Scientists at Play in a Field of the Lord," he studies the discourse between a network of regional scientists, atheists, activists and evolutionists at the opening of The Creation Museum on Memorial Day, 2007. This review essay examines the teaching of evolution through the teacher's "lens of empathy" and also considers a…
Descriptors: Evolution, Altruism, Critical Thinking, Scientists
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Ringer, Jeffrey M. – College English, 2013
This essay considers how a male evangelical Christian in a first-year writing (FYW) course at a state university negotiates his identity in his academic writing for a non-Christian audience. It focuses on how "Austin" casuistically stretches a biblical text to accommodate his audience's pluralistic perspective. Austin's writing thus provides a…
Descriptors: Audiences, Religion, Academic Discourse, Biblical Literature
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Phelps, Matt; Waalkes, Scott – Journal of Education & Christian Belief, 2012
Recent conversations about Christian teaching and learning have discussed educating students' imaginations and desires. But how might one begin to educate desire and imagination? To answer, we narrate the experience of teaching a course, Living Well in a Car Culture, within a general education seminar required of all fourth-year students at a…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Motor Vehicles, Seminars, Imagination
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Chan, Lai Fong; Tan, Susan Mooi Koon; Ang, Jin Kiat; Kamal Nor, Norazlin; Sharip, Shalisah – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2012
Adolescent sexual abuse is not an uncommon phenomenon in Malaysia. It is a traumatic experience that complicates the psychosocial development of young people on the threshold of adulthood. This case report highlights the psychosocial sequelae of adolescent sexual abuse by a traditional healer and discusses management issues in the context of…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Foreign Countries, Beliefs, Sexual Abuse
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Sinitiere, Phillip Luke – History Teacher, 2012
W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) is widely known as a champion for the political rights of African Americans, founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), aggressive advocate of Pan-Africanism, staunch supporter of female suffrage, and one of the creative forces behind the Harlem Renaissance. Further still, Du…
Descriptors: African American Leadership, African Americans, Reputation, Religion
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Stewart, Dafina Lazarus; Kocet, Michael M.; Lobdell, Sharon – About Campus, 2011
Religious pluralism is not the first type of diversity higher education has faced. In a 1998 article, Sylvia Hurtado, Jeffrey Milem, Alma Clayton-Pedersen, and Walter Allen advocated the necessity of using a multidimensional framework for enhancing the campus climate for racial and ethnic diversity. Their model began with acknowledging the…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Spiritual Development, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Climate
Searcy, Douglas Neil – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This qualitative research addressed presidential leadership during the strategic transition of the respective Boards of Trustees at Gardner-Webb and Wingate Universities (private, Christian institutions in North Carolina). In addition to interviewing each institutional President, personal 60-minute interviews were conducted with selected faculty…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Leadership, Change, Trustees
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Quinn, Mary Ellen; Guion, W. Kent – Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 2010
The health benefits of regular exercise are well documented, yet there has been limited success in the promotion of regular exercise in older African American women. Based on theoretical and evidence-based findings, the authors recommend a behavioral self-efficacy approach to guide exercise interventions in this high-risk population. Interventions…
Descriptors: Exercise, Health Education, Females, Self Efficacy
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Dancy, T. Elon, II – Journal of Negro Education, 2010
The author explored spiritual identity constructions and intersections among 24 African American male undergraduate students enrolled across 12 different colleges and universities. The author drew on grounded theory, phenomenology, and case study approaches in all aspects of qualitative research design. After conducting semi-structured interviews,…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Undergraduate Students, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Glanzer, Perry L. – Journal of College and Character, 2011
In a recent volume of the "Journal of College and Character", Peter Magolda (2010) suggested that student administration professionals and campus religious groups should strive to overcome the separation that has been observed between the groups. In the present article, the author contends that good historical, moral, and legal reasons remain for…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Student Organizations, Court Litigation, Cooperation
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Rothman, Emily Faith; Linden, Judith A.; Baughman, Allyson L.; Kaczmarsky, Courtney; Thompson, Malindi – Youth & Society, 2016
This exploratory study was designed to examine the beliefs of youth users of alcohol and marijuana about the connections between their substance use and dating violence perpetration. Eighteen youth (ages 14-20 years old), who were primarily of Black or Hispanic race/ethnicity, participated in in-depth interviews about times when they had…
Descriptors: Drinking, Marijuana, Adolescents, Dating (Social)
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