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DiGioia, Melissa Keyes – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2011
Attitudes and beliefs about sexuality are informed by a variety of sources, including faith-based traditions. This lesson is designed for older adults to explore sexuality-related messages and values that are based on spiritual or faith perspectives. Participants will reflect upon their past learning, evaluate their present day attitudes about…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Sexuality, Religious Factors, Beliefs
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Sullivan, John – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2012
In this article I hope to cast some light on the relationship between religious faith and education by a preliminary mapping of the field. There are three parts to the article. First, I lay out the assumptions from which the rest of the article builds. Second, I seek to identify possible links between religion and education. As a sub-set of this,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Religion, Christianity, Educational Practices
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Mangahas, Ana Marie E. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2017
This mixed method study explored Christian teachers' beliefs in religious schools on evolution, their attitudes toward evolution, and their perceptions on the effect of those beliefs on the teaching of evolutionary content. Teachers (N = 52) from Association for Christian Schools International (ACSI) accredited schools in California and Hawaii…
Descriptors: High School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Biology, Science Teachers
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Jennings, Willie James – Religious Education, 2017
A teaching life can be a powerful intervention into the structures of racial antagonism that shape the West, but only if we can find a way to overturn our colonial legacies and draw the dominant trajectories of Western educational institutions toward more life giving ends. A life that teaches in this racially agonistic moment must be angled in a…
Descriptors: Race, Imagination, Intervention, Beliefs
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Freund, Anat; Cohen, Miri; Azaiza, Faisal – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Lower rates of screening for early detection of cancer were reported among ethnic minorities and faith-based communities. The purpose of the article is to assess the effect of a culturally based intervention program intended to increase breast cancer screening adherence among two groups in Israel: ultra-Orthodox Jewish and Arab women. Using a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Cultural Awareness, Cancer
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Lawson, Kevin E. – Religious Education, 2012
In popular understanding, the late Middle Ages has been viewed as a time of relative religious ignorance for both laity and clergy. Recent scholarship is indicating a more knowledgeable and vigorous faith experience in this time period. This article examines the major educational ministry renewal of the church in England following the Fourth…
Descriptors: Clergy, Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Spiritual Development
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Allgood, Ilene – Religious Education, 2016
Educators today are accustomed to discussing concepts of multiculturalism, race, class, and gender, but when it comes to religion, most new teachers and many seasoned teachers are confounded. This article provides a critical look at the treatment of religion in public education in the United States, and the potential marginalization of…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Public Education, Religious Education, Religion
Rivera-Tubbs, Tammy – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This qualitative case study examined the degree to which one faith-based school perceived its capacity to support students with special needs and how those perceptions influenced decisions regarding student enrollment based upon current special needs practice policies for students with disabilities. While faith-based schools can be seen as a…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Administrators, Teachers
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Williams, Savannah; Drexler-Dreis, Joseph – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2019
When upper-level theology courses are taught within a general education program at colleges and universities, instructors are often challenged to invite students, some of whom are committed neither to the discipline of theology nor to Christian faith, into a style of critical reflection that largely depends on both of these commitments. In a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Theological Education, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
Gallagher, Matthew W., Ed.; Lopez, Shane J., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
This book is a primer for practitioners and researchers striving to incorporate the assessment of human strengths, resources, and fulfillment into their work. Contributors examine the scientific underpinnings and practical applications of measures of hope, optimism, self-efficacy, problem-solving, locus of control, creativity, wisdom, courage,…
Descriptors: Psychology, Evaluation Methods, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy
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Shah, Saeeda – British Journal of Religious Education, 2012
Muslim schools are a growing phenomenon across the world. Muslim diaspora resulting from multiple factors including political, religious and economic enhanced the need among Muslims to maintain and develop their faith identity. Marginalisation of Muslims, in whatever forms and for whatever reasons, particularly in Muslim minority and/or secular…
Descriptors: Muslims, Persistence, Resistance (Psychology), Islam
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Lewing, Morgan; Shehane, Melissa – Christian Higher Education, 2017
Service-learning is a high-impact educational practice that benefits the community, the university, and students (Jacoby, 2015). It also represents an educational practice that specifically supports the integration of Christian thought and action within Christian institutions (Schaffer, 2004). The purpose of the study was to determine the level of…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, College Students
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Jen Der Pan, Peter; Deng, Liang-Yu F.; Tsai, S. L.; Chen, Ho-Yuan J.; Yuan, Sheng-Shiou Jenny – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a Christian-based Grief Recovery Scale (CGRS) which was used to measure Christians recovering from grief after a significant loss. Taiwanese Christian participants were recruited from churches and a comprehensive university in northern Taiwan. They were affected by both the Christian faith and…
Descriptors: Grief, Validity, Christianity, Measures (Individuals)
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Jankiewicz, Darius; Jankiewicz, Edyta – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2016
Until the 20th century, the spiritual nurture of children was not a high priority for the Christian church. In fact, for most of Christian history, reflection on the nature of children and their faith formation was often considered "beneath" the work of theologians. Two 19th-century American Christian writers, however, stand in sharp…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Factors, Children, Early Childhood Education
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Roberts, Peter – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2016
There is much of value for educationists in the work of the great Russian novelist and thinker, Fyodor Dostoevsky. This paper explores a key theme in Dostoevsky's later writings: the notion of a "Golden Age". It compares the ideal depicted in Dostoevsky's story "The Dream of a Ridiculous Man" with the implied utopia of the…
Descriptors: Russian Literature, Classics (Literature), Literary Genres, Fiction
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