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Byrne, Richard; Devine, Dympna – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
The broader theoretical frameworks of both Bourdieu (and his concepts of habitus, field, doxa, collusio and capital) and Bernstein (and his concepts of classification, framing and ritual) provide a deeper understanding of the distinctiveness of Catholic schooling. This article presents a model for theorising Catholic schooling in which levels of…
Descriptors: Catholics, Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Social Capital
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Oakley, David – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
The institution of the seminary was established by the sixteenth century Council of Trent. Seminaries were charged with the formation of men for the priesthood. The character of seminary education was largely unchanged until the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). This article observes and comments upon the changes and developments over the past…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Theological Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Marx, Reinhard – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
The article addresses the special mission of Catholic schools within the educational system in Germany. The considerations centre on the fundamental mission of the Church to announce the Good News of Jesus Christ as light of nations, and hence to be itself light of the world. Consequently, the essential distinctive characteristic of Catholic…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Institutional Mission, Religious Education
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do Prado, João Carlos; Mateucci, Rogério Renato – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
This article explores the history of the Marist Institute in Brazil. It is justified on the basis of the Marist wide-ranging mission in the country for more than a century. The text begins with a discussion of the institution's historical context and the reasons for its foundation in Brazil. Then it suggests the main causes of its success until…
Descriptors: Catholics, Religious Education, Churches, Guidelines
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Carmody, Brendan P. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
It has been contended by various authors that the Catholic school is confessional in the sense of being indoctrinatory and so there has been an attempt to provide a non-confessional programme. On the contrary, this article argues that the Catholic Church sees its schools as "confessional" but not "indoctrinatory." However, to…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Spiritual Development
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Zamagni, Stefano – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
After a brief historical reconstruction of the emergence of the market economy as a model of social order in Europe, dating back to the eleventh century--the century of the commercial revolution--the paper focuses on the decisive contribution of the Franciscan school of thought to furnish the theoretical infrastructure of the new mode of…
Descriptors: Intellectual History, Free Enterprise System, Social Structure, Humanism
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Lovric, Ivan – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
From a modest beginning in 1994 with a single school and a little more than 500 pupils, the system of Catholic schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina developed to its 7 currently functioning Catholic School Centres, with 14 schools and 4683 enrolled pupils. From the beginning these Catholic schools were open equally to Catholic and non-Catholic…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Intergroup Relations, Conflict Resolution, War
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Black, Paul – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
Teachers, both of science and of religion, have to help pupils to learn about the links between these subjects. An effective way to support this learning should start from the beliefs and ideas that pupils already have, ideas which might well be influenced by public debates, often characterised by controversy, between those holding strong beliefs…
Descriptors: Christianity, Beliefs, Social Values, Religious Education
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Sultmann, William F.; Brown, Raymond – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
This article explores the nature of leadership as expressed in literature and workshop commentary on the identity of the Catholic school within an Australian context. Employing a qualitative methodology, data from workshops designed around school mission were compared and integrated with data from texts of selected Post Conciliar documents on the…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Instructional Leadership, Religious Education, Self Concept
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Sibley, Angus – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
The discipline of economics, as it is generally understood, taught, and practised today, is in various ways clearly at odds with authentic Catholic values. Therefore, where economics is taught in Catholic schools, colleges and universities, students should not only become acquainted with orthodox economic ideas; they should also learn how, from a…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Institutional Mission, Economics Education, Social Values
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Amadi, Anthony – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
This article is a historical narrative about the contribution the Holy Ghost Congregation made in the educational development of Nigeria. It is narrative because it highlights the events and the work of the early Spiritan missionaries that brought education and its benefits to Nigerians. It is pedagogic because it describes the methods these Holy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational History, Catholics
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Hagan, Martin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to consider how a small Catholic institute of higher education (HE) attempts to balance the broad demands of globalisation with the need to adhere to, promote and develop its foundation as a Catholic college. The paper begins with a consideration of the changes which have taken place in HE in the UK over the past 50…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools, Global Approach
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Wansbrough, Henry – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
A recent article in this journal, "Teaching about Catholic--Jewish relations: some guidelines to assist the work of teachers in Catholic schools," by Clare Jardine (Volume 7, no 1, 46-60), includes a page on "A new approach to New Testament studies." There the author points out that "The situations described in the Gospels…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Religion Studies, Religious Education, Catholics
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Paletta, Angelo; Fiorin, Italo – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
This article is based on the analysis of the responses to the questionnaires submitted for the Instrumentum Laboris 'Educating today and tomorrow. A renewing passion' and sets out to offer a synthesis of the main challenges facing Catholic education around the world, key criticalities as well as more positive aspects and the strategic and…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Barriers, Evidence, Questionnaires
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Moog, François – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
The effects of secularisation on society demand a rethinking of the identity and mission of Catholic schools in France. In 2013, the French bishops published a new directory which offers new approaches, described here, based on the three challenges facing Catholic education in France: linking social responsibility and evangelisation, setting up…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Beliefs
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