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Ash, Allison N.; Clark, Karen; Jun, Alexander – Christian Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the experiences of White administrators in Christian higher education within the United States who were active in antiracism advocacy. A team of researchers employed narrative inquiry borrowing from grounded theory approaches and interviewed eight administrators from four member institutions of…
Descriptors: Whites, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Administrator Attitudes
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Shulik, Richard N. – Educational Gerontology, 1988
Introduces the faith development paradigm of James Fowler, describing six stages of faith development: intuitive-projective faith, mythic-literal faith, synthetic-conventional faith, individuating-reflective faith, conjunctive faith, and universalizing faith. Reviews one research project in which Fowler's paradigm was applied to older adults.…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Beliefs, Models, Older Adults
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Williams, Bronwyn T. – Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 2005
In exploring her uneasiness in dealing with issues of religion in her classroom, the author asks, "Should I guide students away from writing about issues that explicitly dealt with their faith? Should I impose an outright prohibition on such writing? Or should I find ways to engage with the issues and the perspectives that were so clearly…
Descriptors: State Church Separation, Beliefs, Religion, Religious Factors
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Black, Paul; Wiliam, Dylan – Curriculum Journal, 2005
This article outlines the main assessment traditions in four countries -- England, France, Germany and the United States -- in order to explore the prospects for the integration of summative and formative functions of assessment during compulsory schooling. In England, teachers' judgments do feed into national assessments, at 7, 11, 14 and 16, but…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Student Evaluation
De Luca, Barbara M.; Block, David J.; Rau, Patricia A. – Momentum, 2002
Describes a program called Faith, Finances, and You, which aims to help parishioners of St. Albert the Great in Ohio become better stewards in their personal and financial lives. Program involves a series of workshops that were adjusted according to participant feedback. The parish plans to expand the program to schools. (NB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Costs
DeMars, T. J. – Momentum, 2002
Argues that boys are both tribal and individual creatures, and if they are to avoid developing a fragmented self, both these aspects must be nurtured. Charges that contemporary educational institutions must accept responsibility for their share of the fragmenting of the male self. Offers suggestions for teaching discipline and faith to boys in the…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Males, Mentors
Lody, Jason – Momentum, 2002
Discusses ways in which an inner city Catholic school in Albany, New York, whose students are 97% non-Catholic, continues its mission. The school incorporates other religions into its religious instruction, and offers student-led para-liturgical services in various faith traditions. Argues that in urban Catholic schools, ecumenism is necessary.…
Descriptors: Black Culture, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Education
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Irion, Paul E. – Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 1991
Discusses six common trends that reflect a growing intentional awareness of the psychological and sociological insights into the mourning process as revealed by an examination of new funeral service orders in a number of mainstream faith communities. (Author/ABL)
Descriptors: Death, Grief, Religion, Trend Analysis
Hirschorn, Michael W. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
Student and alumnae groups have mobilized to preserve Wheaton College as one of a dwindling number of single-sex women's institutions and are taking legal action to fight what they believe is a breach of faith. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alumni, Coeducation, Declining Enrollment, Higher Education
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Genia, Vicky – Counseling and Values, 1990
Examines use of traditional group psychotherapy format for specific purpose of helping religious and faith development in spiritually troubled clients. Reviews the historical, philosophical, and theoretical foundations of the interreligious encounter group concept. Explores the dynamics of the group process and suggests experiences that help the…
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Group Dynamics, Group Therapy, Moral Development
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Hershenson, David B. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 1992
Notes, when client, counselor, and those in client's relevant environments hold differing conceptions of disability, and hence conflicting expectations of the rehabilitation process, that process may be impeded. Proposes an approach to conceptualizing this potential problem using Hershenson's model of faith, logic, and power as successive…
Descriptors: Client Attitudes (Human Services), Congruence (Psychology), Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Attitudes
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McCandless, J. Bardarah – Counseling and Values, 1991
Claims local Protestant church leaders can confront problem of depression by providing parishioners with information about symptoms and reasons for depression; distorted understandings and uses of biblical ideas about perfection, self-denial, surrender, and expressions of anger and grief; and principles of parenting that encourage children's…
Descriptors: Biblical Literature, Clergy, Depression (Psychology), Educational Needs
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Worthington, Everett L., Jr. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1988
Distinguishes between therapeutic values (inherent in a theory) and therapy values (held by particular therapists) and between clients' specific value positions and their principles for valuing. Suggests value conflicts involving religious clients often occur because of confused perceptions. Identifies approach to human authorities and to doctrine…
Descriptors: Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques
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Gordon, Margaret T. – Urban Affairs Quarterly, 1985
Analyzes factors which have contributed to the poor conditions of large cities: failure of courage to deal with racism; individualism; short-term thinking; political nonaccountability; diversity of peoples and information; loss of faith in leaders and in nation; and threat of nuclear war. Calls for new policy initiatives and outlines an urban…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Government Role, Metropolitan Areas, Political Attitudes
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Lepkowski, Wil – Chemical and Engineering News, 1984
Discusses issues related to science and Christianity, focusing on the American Science Affiliation (a group of scientists "affiliated" with the Christian faith) which aims to resolve conflicts between science and Christianity and to humanize science and society. Comments by several scientists on the issues are included. (JN)
Descriptors: Christianity, College Science, Creationism, Higher Education
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