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Mellinger, Laurie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This dissertation explores the recent work on spiritual practices in the academic discipline of Christian spirituality, gathering together the strengths of various conceptions of practice from the literature and developing a rigorous definition of a Christian spiritual practice: Christian spiritual practices are things God enables Christian people…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Religious Factors, Theological Education, Christianity
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Marom, Daniel – Journal of Jewish Education, 2008
This article posits Michael Fishbane's Judaic scholarship as a prime resource for Jewish education. The link between the two fields can be made through a translation of the theological underpinnings of Fishbane's insights into Judaism to educational purposes and practices. Initial work with Jewish educators on establishing this link encouraged…
Descriptors: Judaism, Philosophy, Religious Education
Hawkins, B. Denise – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
In this article, the author discusses Princeton Theological Seminary's Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI), which helps Latino doctoral students launch careers as religion scholars. The HTI is the only academic program of its kind that brings together Hispanic doctoral students and is ecumenical, multi-ethnic, and multi-denominational. Students…
Descriptors: Religion, Doctoral Programs, Philosophy, Graduate Students
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Hinnells, John R. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2004
This article looks at policies of the British Government relating to teaching, the curriculum, and research and how they impact Theology and Religious Studies (TRS). It reflects on the use of Government funding to steer research outputs and to focus such activity on a small number of selected institutions. It further discusses Government attempts…
Descriptors: Government (Administrative Body), Educational Policy, Religion Studies, Theological Education
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Gur-Ze'ev, Ilan – Policy Futures in Education, 2010
The later Horkheimer presents mature Critical Theory as a Jewish Negative Theology. This change carries major educational implications hegemonic critical pedagogy has not yet dared to address until now and much less in the present era of the new anti-Semitism as the meta-narrative of the progressive circles. In Horkheimer's work the change from a…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Jews, Homeless People, Teaching Methods
Contreras Flores, Jenniffer – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study explored the preparation and career paths of academic deans in Church of God (COG) theological institutions located in Latin American and Caribbean. This study used a qualitative research approach and the in-depth interview method for data collection. A group of 14 academic deans that serve in COG theological schools and that…
Descriptors: Deans, Career Development, Spiritual Development, Interpersonal Communication
Gable, Nancy Eileen – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this mixed method study was to discover how diaconal ministers in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) practice their ministry and describe and understand their role as educators of adults. The theoretical framework of the study was informed by the intersection of critical theory, feminist theory, and liberation…
Descriptors: Clergy, Religious Education, Adult Educators, Religious Factors
Roels, Shirley J. – Liberal Education, 2014
In the late 1990s, the wild hope of the Lilly Endowment was that a set of American higher education institutions would respond to the call for an exploration of vocation, giving a portion of their precious institutional lives to explore this question with undergraduates. Through projects on multiple campuses, the intent was to learn whether and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Liberal Arts, Citizenship Education
Arispe, Don D. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This case study focuses upon the transformational experiences of 28 social service and pastoral workers engaged in a Reflection Circle Process (RCP) in San Antonio, TX. The RCP involves the writing of a holistic journal entry, known as a process note, coupled with an in-depth exploration of the note with the help of a group of trusted peers, known…
Descriptors: Reflection, Community Organizations, Social Work, Caseworkers
Gaylord, Vicki, Ed. – Institute on Community Integration (NJ1), 2008
This issue of "Impact" focuses on employment and women with disabilities. An editorial introduction notes that work is important to women with disabilities for numerous reasons. Among them are feeling successful and important, earning money, being independent, having a reason to get up in the morning, making a meaningful difference in the lives of…
Descriptors: Employment, Mentors, Females, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
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Buchardt, Mette – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Particularly after the Danish political system changed to parliamentarism in 1901, a growing interest in, and expanded meaning of, culture as a pedagogical category developed in relation to state schooling, on the road to a comprehensive school system for "the whole population". This article elaborates on the role played by theological…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
Smith, Nicola – ProQuest LLC, 2017
American society is currently experiencing a surging interest in contemplative practices. The secularization and professionalization of contemplative practices can be seen in the adoption of mindfulness-based approaches in sectors as wide-ranging as technology, nonprofit, and higher education. Amongst all these fields, institutions of higher…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Educational Philosophy, Social Change, Metacognition
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ap Sion, Tania; Edwards, Owen – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2012
Astley's construct of ordinary theology takes seriously listening to the religious expression and experience of ordinary people, both churched and unchurched. One method by which this has already been achieved is through the empirical analysis of the content of ordinary people's intercessory prayer requests left in hospitals and churches. Building…
Descriptors: Intention, Foreign Countries, Internet, Philosophy
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Buttner, Gerhard – British Journal of Religious Education, 2007
"Theologizing with children" has arisen from influences of philosophizing with children, from research in the Piagetian tradition and also from the interest of the Evangelical Church in Germany to "change to the child's perspective". It searches for the theological quality of children's remarks which are considered to be a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Philosophy, Figurative Language
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Hogue, David A. – Religious Education, 2011
Twenty-five years ago the author was taking a required class in neuropsychology in which students were introduced to the amazing structure and functions of the brain. During the very last class session, exams completed, students were relaxed, and by then had enough basic information to ask interesting questions. The author ventured a question…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Religion, Brain, Neuropsychology
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