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Faber, Ben – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2020
This article argues that "covenant" ought to serve universally as a framework for education, beyond the exclusive sense of covenant in use in Reformed Christian education. The article begins with covenant as creation's answerable relationship with the Creator, then offers a brief account of language as a form of covenantal exchange, and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Christianity, Religious Education, Religious Factors
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Torevell, David – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2020
Catholic schools and colleges are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain and sharpen their distinctiveness in a climate of secularism, indifference to religion and the shortage of practising Catholics. This article argues that one method of bolstering Catholic schools' mission integrity is to highlight one important feature of its identity…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission
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Cheng, Albert – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
I examine the levels of educational emphases that science teachers in Evangelical Protestant (EP) schools place on (i) teaching basic content knowledge, (ii) improving scientific reasoning skills, and (iii) presenting real-world applications of science. Using a nationally representative sample of US ninth-graders, I find differences in these…
Descriptors: Protestants, Science Teachers, STEM Education, Religious Factors
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Cooling, Trevor; Green, Elizabeth H. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2015
"What If Learning" is an approach to help teachers re-frame teaching and learning to support the Christian ethos of a school. This article presents the findings of research carried out with 14 teachers, in three state-funded church secondary schools in England. The findings provide an important insight into teachers' pedagogic practice.…
Descriptors: Christianity, World Views, Churches, Teaching Methods