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Roth, Donald – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
Divining meaning in the world around us and integrating that into the stories we tell about who we are and what motivates us is essential to both our cognitive processing and overall well-being. At the same time, our conscious processes are dependent on inputs from our social and physical environment for the raw materials needed to develop…
Descriptors: Christianity, Cognitive Processes, Figurative Language, Self Concept
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Davis, Lanta – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
As our practices often shape our attitudes, pedagogical methods may help students begin to cultivate religious ways of reading. Formative assessments play a large role in how our students encounter and engage with texts, yet as much as scholars have begun considering approaches to cultivating Christian pedagogical methods, assessment methods have…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Religious Education, Christianity, Reading Processes
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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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Jones, Alexander Harris – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
Many American evangelical college students today enter into college with a new awareness of justice-related issues. However, situating student commitments to justice in a larger discourse on critical-consciousness development is necessary for educators to assist students in their justice development. This article reviews the literature on…
Descriptors: Social Change, Religious Education, Educational Philosophy, Student Attitudes
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Cross, Graeme; Campbell-Evans, Glenda; Gray, Jan – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Are religious schools fit to prepare students with the social competencies required for life in a pluralistic society, or do they offer a sheltered school experience, which deprives them of adequate socialization opportunities? This question has emerged in public discourse in response to the growing presence of religious schools in many western…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Social Capital, Qualitative Research
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Madero, Cristóbal – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
This article presents an historical and critical review of the Declaration on Christian Education "Gravissimum Educationis," promulgated on October 28, 1965, during the fourth and last session of Vatican II. By considering the history and context of this document, and after evaluating the three socio-ecclesial factors that were behind…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Education, History, Churches
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Boele-de Bruin, H. L.; de Muynck, A. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Professional ideals arise from personal worldviews and specify teachers' professional identities. This study aimed to explore how faith is present in the professional ideals of Christian teachers. The professional ideals of 107 Dutch teachers from conservative Protestant primary and secondary schools were explored using an open-ended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Religious Education, Private Schools
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Sevensma, Kara; Terpstra, Marj; Gibson, Jack; Napitupulu, Isabella; Quist Nieuwsma, Elle; Siahaan, Meri Fuji; Song, Yoolim – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
This article examines the extent to which published Christian scholarship provides a foundation for Christian educators to critically assess and make grounded pedagogical decisions about technology. A literature survey of 26 Christian and religious journals from 1970 to 2016 reveals a limited body of scholarship that addresses the complex…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Periodicals
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Wong, Mary Shepard; Lee, Seong-Yun – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Education has long been an interest of foreign missionaries. Many criticisms have been raised over the promotion of imperialism in foreign missionary education. However, what is often overlooked is the positive mutual impact foreign educators have had on both their host and home societies. This article explores the influence of early educational…
Descriptors: Christianity, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ango, Samuel Peni – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Nigerian society is bedeviled by corruption and injustice, whose prevalence may be partly explained by the dominant educational systems in the country. Paulo Freire has suggested that unjust systems are sustained by educational systems that condition learners to accept injustice. He also indicts the church for supporting such educational systems.…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Power Structure, Biblical Literature
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Prior, Christopher Michael – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
In Christian schools, leaders' roles include the integration of the particular beliefs of the community through all aspects of school life. This article describes an interpretive study into school leaders' perceptions of the essential features of Christian Education National (CEN) schools, how they integrated these features into school culture,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Principals, Religious Education
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Toh, Tze Keong; Koh, Joyce Hwee Ling; Chai, Ching Sing – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
This article explores the use of a constructivist pedagogical approach to cultivate reflective dispositions during small group Bible study. Conducted in a local church Bible class setting (n = 12), the instructional design emulated the reflective thinking process, while adopting collaborative knowledge-building as its pedagogical framework.…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning, Knowledge Level
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Stratman, Jacob – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
This article explores a relationship which is related to recognition, hospitality, and the classroom, but does not get a lot of attention: the relationship between the teacher and the subject of study. How does the teacher's stance towards knowledge affect relationships between students, the relationship between the student and the teacher, and…
Descriptors: Christianity, Teacher Student Relationship, Course Content, Religious Education
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de Muynck, Bram; Reijnoudt-Klein, Willemieke; Spruyt-de Kloe, Marike – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
This article reports the development of a framework that structures differences in Christian educational practices worldwide. One of its purposes is to simplify the complexity of the contexts in which global partners cooperate. The framework also offers the theoretical basis for an instrument that nongovernmental organizations can use to determine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Christianity, Educational Practices
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Arrington, Aminta – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
Hospitality is the Christian imperative of welcoming the stranger to our table, which serves as a living metaphor for the salvation God extends to all of us, welcoming us as sinners to his table of abundance. As we transition from the era of missions to the era of world Christianity, a hospitality framework is helpful for the concomitant task of…
Descriptors: Christianity, Guidelines, Religious Factors, Program Descriptions
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