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teaching of religion in American higher education

Christian Frederick Gauss

teaching of religion in American higher education

by Christian Frederick Gauss

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Published by Ronald Press Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Religious education -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Christian Gauss [and others]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC391 .G3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 158 p.
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6093686M
      LC Control Number51011129
      OCLC/WorldCa720646

        1. American Education: A History by Wayne J. Urban and Jennings L. Wagoner, Jr.. This book seems like a good starting point, as it details the history of American Education from pre-colonial days on (including a look at Native American education before colonization).Author: Amanda Kay Oaks. In secular usage, religious education is the teaching of a particular religion (although in the United Kingdom the term religious instruction would refer to the teaching of a particular religion, with religious education referring to teaching about religions in general) and its varied aspects: its beliefs, doctrines, rituals, customs, rites, and personal roles.

      "In The University Gets Religion: Religious Studies in American Higher Education, historian D.G. Hart examines the rise of religion to its current place as one of the largest academic disciplines in contemporary higher education."--BOOK JACKET. This student-friendly introduction combines both thematic and chronological approaches in exploring the pivotal role religion played in American history - and of its impact across a range of issues, from identity formation and politics, to race, gender, and class. A comprehensive introduction to American religious history that successfully combines thematic and chronological approaches, aiding.

      AAR Religious Literacy Guidelines. and theological schools in North America with a growing number from institutions of higher education in Asia, Africa, and Europe. This decision was in keeping with the mission of the AAR and with its history in providing guidelines for teaching about religion in K public schools in the United States. Under the auspices of Lilly Endowment's religion and higher education initiative, over 1, faculty and staff working in religiously affiliated institutions participated in programs designed to deepen a sense of commitment to the project of Christian higher education.


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Teaching of religion in American higher education by Christian Frederick Gauss Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Resilience of Religion in American Higher Education is an essential read for individuals working with religion on today’s campus, whether they are administrators, ministers, faculty, or the average person in a faith community who wants to support religious and spiritual Price: $   William F.

Buckley Jr.'s book God and Man at Yale popularized a view of higher education as hostile to faith. A new book, however, The Resilience of Religion in American Higher Education (Baylor University Press), finds faith alive and well in American higher education.

The authors find that resilience evident both at public and private institutions. Religion and higher education in America / Christian Gauss: The religious background of our colleges ; Higher education and the issue of church and state ; The role of religion in a democracy ; Religion in contemporary culture --The meaning of liberal education / Robert Ulrich: The philosophy of liberal education ; The psychology of liberal education ; The instructional problems of liberal education ; The underlying faith of liberal education --The present religious.

The Resilience of Religion in American Higher Education also reveals how church-related colleges are taking their founding traditions more seriously, even as they embrace religious pluralism.

Finally, the volume chronicles the diversification of student religious life, revealing the longevity of. In The University Gets Religion: Religious Studies in American Higher Education, historian D.

Hart examines the rise of religion to its current place as one of the largest academic disciplines in contemporary higher by:   In the end, Schmalzbauer and Mahoney’s account is teaching of religion in American higher education book than compelling, and it opens the door to a new generation of scholarship on religion in American higher education.

About the Reviewer(s): Benjamin P. Leavitt is a doctoral student in the Department of History at Baylor University. In this first systematic attempt to substantiate social bias in higher education, George Yancey embarks on a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the social biases and attitudes of faculties in American universities―surveying professors in disciplines from political science to experimental biology and then examining the blogs of 42 sociology by: Meacham, in an editorial about Alan Greenspan’s new book on the economy says, “Aside from religion, economics is perhaps the most pervasive yet least understood force in American life”(Newsweek, Septem ).

Religion continues to be one of the. Accommodation Issues in Higher Education: A Legal Compendium, Richard A. Weitzner, ed., National Association of College and University Attorneys (). This compendium also includes articles that address the issues from the perspective of public and private independent as well as religiously-affiliated instit utions of higher Size: 85KB.

The University Gets Religion: Religious Studies in American Higher Education. Hart, D. This book argues that understanding the current state of academic teaching, and the study of religion in higher education, requires familiarity with the individuals and organizations that have shaped the field and, more importantly, with the arguments used to justify religion as a field of academic by: The history of religion in American higher education can be divided into three periods or phases: Protestant, Privatized, and Pluriform.

During the Protestant era (from the colonial period to about ), religion and character formation were central concerns even for schools not associated with a specific church or denomination.

During the Privatized era (most of the twentieth century Author: Douglas Jacobsen. In this book, Douglas Sloan explores the impact that the Protestant theological renaissance had on American colleges and universities. In particular, Sloan focuses on the church's most significant claim to have a continuing voice in higher education: its particular ability to demonstrate a connection between faith and the dominant modern conceptions of knowledge.5/5(1).

About this report. This analysis, updated on Oct. 3,was originally published in as part of a larger series that explored different aspects of the complex and fluid relationship between government and religion. This report includes sections on school prayer, the pledge of allegiance, religion in school curricula, and the religious liberty rights of students and teachers.

"The Schooled Heart starkly portrays the current state of American higher education that has abdicated its responsibility for moral instruction, but the authors avoid succumbing to a mere lament and provide a balanced array of practical pedagogical options to encourage moral formation in cturer: Baylor University Press.

According to the authors, higher education today suffers from a lack of a clearly articulated purpose, a deficiency particularly challenging to religiously-affiliated institutions. This volume attempts to address the problems currently facing denomination-affiliated institutions of higher education, beginning with an introduction to government aid and the regulation of religious colleges and 5/5(1).

The Religion-Free Classroom Religion and American Education: Rethinking a National Dilemma. By Warren A. Nord. University of North Carolina Press. $ Reviewed by Elliott Wright.

The question here is the hostility of American public education toward religion. In its standards for teaching about religion, the U.S. education system shines as a beacon of civility and tolerance to the world. One of the most profound sources of unrest in the world is the failure of education systems in many countries to bypass narrow ethnic and national interests and teach about differing belief systems and shared common.

The Institute for Religious and Social Studies was established in The Jewish Theological Seminary of America in Its purpose is to enable ministers of all faiths to study under the guidance of scholars in various fields, representing different religious groups.

Teaching about Religion in American Life: A First Amendment Guide 2 The New Series from Oxford University Press Religion in American Life is a major breakthrough in the effort to take religion seriously in the curriculum of public and private schools. The series is the first comprehensive and scholarly survey of religion in.

Resilience of religion in American higher education Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, [] (DLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Arnold Schmalzbauer; Kathleen A Mahoney.

Ten Teachings Shared By All Religions from the book: The Message That Comes From Everywhere: Exploring The Common Core of the World’s Religions, by Gary L. Beckwith the Harmony Institute ♦ P.O. Box Jonesville, VT ♦ 1. One God “The Lord is our God, The Lord is One” - Shema, Hebrew PrayerFile Size: 83KB.antagonistic to religion.

For them, moral education based on religion and appeals to religious principles to solve moral issues are serious affronts. On the other hand, some religious people are equally affronted by public schools teaching students to look out side their religious. If that were not enough, students enlightened by religion tend to seek higher education.

Putnam cites studies that show that a child whose parents regularly attend church is 40 to 50 percent more likely to go on for a college education than a similar child of parents who do not attend church.