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Gearon, Liam – Religious Education, 2013
This article provides an outline historical-educational analysis of the King James Bible from its 1611 publication through to its four-hundredth anniversary commemoration in 2011. With particular focus on England, the article traces the educational impact of the King James Bible and charts, in the country of its origin, its progressive decline in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Biblical Literature, Politics of Education
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Song, Nam Soon – Religious Education, 2013
This article attempts to demonstrate similarities between the socioeconomic, cultural, and religious contexts of 18th-century England and 21st-century Canada. Revisiting the Sunday School movement in 18th-century England provides insights for the development of renewed Sunday School models in the current Canadian context of transnational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Church Programs, Urbanization, Socioeconomic Status
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Lawson, Kevin E. – Religious Education, 2012
In popular understanding, the late Middle Ages has been viewed as a time of relative religious ignorance for both laity and clergy. Recent scholarship is indicating a more knowledgeable and vigorous faith experience in this time period. This article examines the major educational ministry renewal of the church in England following the Fourth…
Descriptors: Clergy, Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Spiritual Development
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Bowman, Lorna M. A. – Religious Education, 1993
Describes the efforts of Cornelia Peacock Connelly to establish Roman Catholic teacher training schools and schools for poor, working girls in England. Questions whether or not religious education within a specific tradition can be liberating or merely socialization. Concludes that both liberation and socialization were the result of her efforts.…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Church Programs, Educational History