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Gyamfi, Gerald Dapaah – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Perception of discrimination on religious grounds against minority students at faith-based universities pertaining to leadership of the universities may negatively affect the learning outcome of the students, shape their social relationships with the members of the university community, and create a negatively charged environment. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Factors, Social Bias, Educational Discrimination
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Reymann, Linda S.; Fialkowski, Geraldine M.; Stewart-Sicking, Joseph A. – Journal of College Counseling, 2015
This study examined spirituality, personality, and psychosocial growth among 216 students at a small university in Maryland. Results demonstrated that faith maturity predicted unique variance in purpose in life. There was a main effect observed for gender among faith scores, as well as an interaction effect between gender and year in school among…
Descriptors: College Students, Religious Factors, Individual Development, Personality
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Haarsma, Deborah; Greuel, Brian; Lewis, Raymond – Christian Higher Education, 2019
The perceived conflict between science and Christianity continues to be a strong and prevalent narrative, both inside and outside the church. As three long-time science professors in Christian higher education, we have seen firsthand how this conflict orientation threatens both Christian faith and science education. National surveys confirm that…
Descriptors: Sciences, Christianity, Religious Factors, Science Teachers
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Boeve, Lieven – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2019
Rather than choosing between either catholic identity, or openness to otherness, the catholic dialogue school envisages, through the dialogue with the other, to stir the (re)discovery of one's own identity, and to introduce once again the Christian voice within the conversation. After introducing this project, I reflect more extensively on how to…
Descriptors: Catholics, Self Concept, Anthropology, Christianity
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Franken, Leni; Vermeer, Paul – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
This article reflects on the place of RE in a pillarised education context, taking into account the fact of religious diversity and pluralisation among the school population on the one hand, and the freedom of religion and education of faith-based schools on the other. Particular attention will be given to Belgium and the Netherlands, which do not…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism
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Zsupan-Jerome, Daniella – Religious Education, 2017
Faith-based engagement with digital culture calls communities of faith beyond an instrumental use of apps, gadgets, and platforms. Rather, engaging in digital culture calls for prophetic engagement that seeks to communicate truth and offer hope in and through digital communication. One salient area for such prophetic engagement is the reality of…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Verbal Communication, Computer Mediated Communication
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Ndlovu, Lovemore – British Journal of Religious Education, 2014
Religion Education teaching in post-independence Zimbabwe has remained bible-oriented and confessional at a time when most Religion Education stakeholders expect an "open", plural and authentic multi-faith Religion Education curriculum. Despite curriculum innovation initiatives aimed at introducing new approaches such as experiential…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Capets, Mary Rachel – Journal of Religious Education, 2018
In 2014, forty-five educators from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney embarked on a sacred journey to Rome for the canonisation of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. The pilgrimage was designed to offer faith formation, professional development and a means of sharing the faith with their school communities upon return. This study seeks…
Descriptors: Catholics, Religious Factors, Catholic Schools, Lay Teachers
Ward, Frances – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019
Engaging with current philosophers and thinkers, this book looks at what are the roots to our human condition. It looks the wisdom that traditional Christianity can bring to a Western culture preoccupied with post-truth, individualism and utilitarian methods of thinking. The desire for a fulfilling life is a common motivation to people, regardless…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Factors, Values, Ethics
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Hickman, Larry A. – Education and Culture, 2016
Given the increasing diversity of religious beliefs and outlooks in the United States, John Dewey's proposals regarding "a common faith" can help educators provide the tools for their students to think critically about these and other issues related to the changing religious landscape. Particular attention is given to three groups of…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Beliefs, Value Judgment
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Esqueda, Octavio Javier – Christian Higher Education, 2014
The integration of faith and learning is regarded to be a primary distinctive of Christian higher education, yet this terminology conveys a false dichotomy. The frequent call for integration suggests that the Christian faith and learning belong to different areas of knowledge and practice; consequently, there is a need for bringing the two realms…
Descriptors: Christianity, World Views, Religious Factors, Biblical Literature
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Hays, Krystal; Aranda, Maria P. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2016
Faith-based interventions have emerged culturally sensitive way to address mental health issues among African Americans. This systematic review explores the scope and efficacy of faith-based mental health intervention outcomes among African Americans. Extracted data included the study population, setting, study design, intervention, adaptations,…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Services, African Americans, Social Work
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Helm-Stevens, Roxanne; Kipley, Dan; Pheifer, Todd – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2018
Spiritual growth and development is frequently cited as an outcome of participation in service-learning projects. However, little research has focused on measuring the students' ability to understand the connection between the service-learning experience and their personal faith and the ability to live out their Christian values in the field.…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Service Learning, Undergraduate Students, Religious Factors
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Sullivan, Alice; Parsons, Samantha; Green, Francis; Wiggins, Richard D.; Ploubidis, George; Huynh, Timmy – Oxford Review of Education, 2018
This paper asks whether private, selective, and faith schools in England and Wales in the 1980s provided an academic advantage to their pupils, both in the short and longer term. Using longitudinal data from the 1970 British Cohort Study, we examine academic outcomes in compulsory schooling and further education, and the highest qualification…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Religious Education, Private Schools, Selective Admission
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Bachand, Sarah Caffrey – Religious Education, 2010
This article responds to sociologist Christian Smith's claim that many teenagers today have lost traditional religious faith and instead espouse a new and erroneous faith in God the "Cosmic Therapist." The author challenges this claim by comparing two of Smith's chief complaints vis-a-vis teen faith to established portraits of adolescent faith.…
Descriptors: Altruism, Religion, Religious Education, Sociology
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