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Jocson, Rosanne M.; Alers-Rojas, Francheska; Ceballo, Rosario; Arkin, Monica – Youth & Society, 2020
Using data from 223 Latino adolescents residing in poor, urban neighborhoods, we investigate whether spirituality, religious importance at home, and religious involvement moderate the relation between community violence exposure and psychological well-being. Results showed significant interaction effects between community violence exposure and…
Descriptors: Poverty, Urban Areas, Religion, Family Environment
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Rasmussen, Mary Lou – Research in Education, 2017
This essay focuses on tensions within Canada and Australia between religious freedoms and sexual freedoms. Both countries have sought to develop religious accommodations for publicly funded religious schools. The essay is also informed by contemporary research related to the experiences of LGBT identified teachers and students. I briefly consider…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Freedom, Civil Rights, Sexual Orientation
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Follmann, José Ivo – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
Taking the great change that began in the 1960s in terms of Church, society, and education in Brazil as a starting point, this article extends the existing discussion by turning its attention to three fundamental aspects of it: (1) how to manage and coordinate Catholic education; (2) how to deal with the diversification process of the religious…
Descriptors: Catholics, Religious Education, Churches, Foreign Countries
Price, Sean – Teaching Tolerance, 2013
In September 2011, Paul Phillips stepped out of his football team's field house and into a struggle over the separation of church and state. Like most teams, Paul's practiced after school. But one day he found that the coach had called in a local minister to conduct a weekly half-hour "team chapel" before practice. Paul, who does not believe in…
Descriptors: State Church Separation, Team Sports, Clergy, Athletic Coaches
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Jensen, Tim – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2019
Following an initial programmatic summary of 'fundamentals', the author puts forward (with reference to other programmatic 'minimum presuppositions' for the scientific study of religion(s)) his basic presuppositions and principles for a scientific study-of-religion(s)-based religion education as a time-tabled, compulsory, and totally normal school…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Religion Studies, Scientific Methodology, Public Education
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Nguyen, Martin – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2019
The need to confront issues of race and white supremacy in our teaching of religion is critically important, but through the pedagogical convention of naming, we take the first step in inviting our students to understand the hows and whys of it. I will explore the ways that Charles Long's theory of signification and counter-signification can be…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Race, Islam, Religious Education
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Marin, Pinja; Lindeman, Marjaana – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2021
Although the relationship between religion and science has long been the subject of discussion, investigations into the how and why of people's science-religion perspectives are rare. This study examined how epistemic and ontological cognition predict agreement with four science-religion perspectives: conflict, independence, dialogue, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Attitudes, Public Opinion, Sciences
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Shoemaker, Terry D. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2019
This article describes a pedagogical response to teaching world religions courses in a post-truth age. The course assignment and its application, utilized in both online and in-person formats, bridge student academic pursuits with religious traditions, require students to engage with source-based journalism, and extend beyond the classroom into…
Descriptors: Religion Studies, Credibility, Journalism, Information Sources
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Parker, Janise S.; Fulmore, Kierra; Marano, Elizabeth; Schulze, Michaela; Anderson, Jami; Manderfield, Claire – Contemporary School Psychology, 2021
Religion and spirituality are identified as important aspects of adults' and adolescents' lives in the USA. Though research can strengthen school psychologists' capacity to effectively serve religiously and spiritually diverse clients/students, limited scholarship relative to these areas of human diversity has been published in the professional…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, School Psychology, Periodicals
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Small, Jenny L. – Journal of College and Character, 2015
This article addresses the topic of teaching and how graduate students in higher education, as future faculty members and other types of educators, learn to support the faith identities of their future students. Through a series of guest teaching opportunities at different institutional types, the author shared her understandings of the spiritual…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Beliefs, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Religion
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Agbaria, Ayman K. – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
This essay discusses the role of religion as a central facet when researching the emerging social group -- the global middle class (GMC). It is argued here that religion is a particularly relevant feature for the constitution of this social group because of the GMC's transnational and cosmopolitan character. In this essay, I will draw on several…
Descriptors: Religion, Middle Class, Religious Factors, Islamic Culture
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Baugh, Amanda J. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2019
Courses on religion and the environment must confront racism and white privilege in order to remain relevant for the diverse students who increasingly fill higher education classrooms. Recognizing that traditional approaches for understanding environmentalism can isolate students of color by failing to recognize their own communities and…
Descriptors: Religion Studies, Environmental Education, Inclusion, Advantaged
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Bauman, Chad M.; Hege, Brent A. R.; Kleckley, Russell; Willsky-Ciollo, Lydia; Lopez, Davina C. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2016
The "Make Your Own Religion" class project was designed to address a perceived need to introduce more theoretical thinking about religion into a typical religion survey course, and to do so in such a way that students would experience the wonder of theoretical discovery, and through or because of that discovery hopefully both better…
Descriptors: Religion Studies, Theories, Discovery Learning, Religious Education
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Philip, Selin; Neuer Colburn, Anita A.; Underwood, Lee; Bayne, Hannah – Journal of College Counseling, 2019
The authors conducted a qualitative study using phenomenological inquiry to explore the nature and essence of international students' experience of utilizing religion/spirituality to cope with acculturative stress. Twelve students from 2 public universities and diverse religious/spiritual traditions participated. Results suggest that…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Stress Variables, College Students, Foreign Students
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Vestøl, Jon Magne – Religious Education, 2016
Drawing on perspectives from sociocultural theory, this article investigates how Christian denominations are represented in Norwegian textbooks of religious education and by young believers. The main finding is that textbooks and young adherents present religion in substantially different ways. While textbooks relate religion to global and…
Descriptors: Christianity, Textbooks, Religious Education, Foreign Countries
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