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Overcoming Religious Illiteracy

A Cultural Studies Approach to the Study of Religion in Secondary Education

by Diane L. Moore

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aims & Objectives,
  • Education,
  • Secondary,
  • Religion / Education,
  • Religion - Educational Resources

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642703M
    ISBN 101403963495
    ISBN 109781403963499

    Moore's Overcoming Religious Illiteracy offers a template for achieving that goal. She persuasively demonstrates the destabilizing consequences of religious illiteracy for the Overcoming Religious Illiteracy book functioning of democratic societies. Good G : This item is in okay condition and basically works well. Juzwik,Carlin Borsheim-Black,Samantha Caughlan,Anne Heintz Summary Inspiring Dialogue helps new English teachers make dialogic teaching practices a central part of their development as teachers, while also supporting veteran teachers who would like new ideas for inspiring talk in their classrooms. Only one-third of us can identify the founder of a religion other than Christianity and a vast majority of us are unfamiliar with the basic teachings of Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism. New York: University Press of America.

    Part one in this three part series can be found here. She argues that teachers should be 'treated as professionals, supported as scholars, recognized as moral agents, and given voice as public intellectuals. HPB condition ratings New: This movie is unopened and brand new. CD: one or more tracks may skip. Thus, while this group of Xavier students seems very informed about Protestantism and Catholicism, our knowledge of other world religions may leave something to be desired. The number of people who claim "no organized religion" has doubled since more men than women claim to have no religious affiliation.

    For better or worse, Biblical knowledge is imbedded within Western art, music, literature, philosophy and politics. Swearer, Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies, Harvard Divinity School 'Moore convincingly argues Overcoming Religious Illiteracy book religion should be taught in public schools by giving both solid theoretical reasons and productive examples of how to do so practically. So, she and two friends decided to do something about it and founded First Book in There are about 4, religions in the world so it is understandable that most people cannot have much knowledge about all of these religions. Today active participation as informed citizens in our multicultural society demands knowledge of the world's religious traditions. The social ramifications of this reality affect all of us.


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Overcoming Religious Illiteracy by Diane L. Moore Download PDF Ebook

Fair FR : This item is in okay condition. He calls for two required courses in American public high schools, one in the Bible and one in world religions.

Overcoming Illiteracy

Half of all high school seniors think Sodom and Gomorrah are the names of a married couple in the Bible. For instance, see Justice Thomas Clark's majority opinion Overcoming Religious Illiteracy book Abington v.

For instance, pollster George Gallup, after conducting dozens of surveys over decades, opines that the United States is "a nation of Biblical illiterates. Moore's book proposes an inquiry-based approach for American public schools that opens the door to religious discussion and reflection in an atmosphere of respect and cultural awareness.

Religion teachers would probably not be the only ones to hold this view; parents of all religions would be opposed to the objectifying of their religion and the watering-down of its claims.

They, themselves, only honor it by picking and choosing what they pay attention to in the Bible. Plays perfectly. New York: DK Publishing. The following two tabs change content below.

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Religious Illiteracy

Most Overcoming Religious Illiteracy book people would be proud of this finding which proves how alive and vibrant religion is in this country. Overcoming religious illiteracy: A cultural studies approach to the study of religion in secondary education. She argues that teachers should be 'treated as professionals, supported as scholars, recognized as moral agents, and given voice as public intellectuals.

What Is Religious Literacy? This suggestion immediately raises concerns about the separation between church and state. This important book will be of interest to educators and any citizen concerned about our country's religious illiteracy.

He echoed Dr. She persuasively demonstrates the destabilizing consequences of religious illiteracy for the proper functioning of democratic societies. Seeing these organizations working together to overcome this problem that affects all of society is great.

This is a book of fundamental importance Overcoming Religious Illiteracy book those interested in educational reform. Today active participation as informed citizens in our multicultural society demands knowledge of the world's religious traditions. Religious education in the secondary school: Prospects for religious literacy.

Asani, Professor Overcoming Religious Illiteracy book the Practice of Indo-Muslim Languages and Cultures, Harvard University "Overcoming Religious Illiteracy is a must read for those concerned with the future of public education in a multi-religious society.

This migration from a thriving commercial center to a remote farming location left them without work or a means of supporting themselves. Page Gods in the global village: The world's religions in sociological perspective.

One of the most valuable parts of Prothero's book is Chapter Six, "A Dictionary of Religious Literacy," which runs for more than eighty pages. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets.Can You Pass the Religious Literacy Test? by. Free pastors and Christian leadership resources for your church ministry and congregation at tjarrodbonta.com Diane L.

Moore is a Lecturer on Religion, Conflict, and Peace, Harvard Divinity School. Diane L. Moore focuses her research on enhancing the public understanding of religion through education from the lens of critical theory.

Her current project is a multiyear collaboration with. At a luncheon colloquium on November 2,Diane L. Moore, Professor of the Practice of Religion and Education, and Director of the Program in Religion and Secondary Education at Harvard Divinity School, discussed ideas from her new book, Overcoming Religious Illiteracy: A Cultural Studies Approach to the Study of Religion in Secondary Education.This important book will be of pdf to educators and any citizen concerned about our country's religious illiteracy.' - Marya R.

Levenson, Professor of the Practice in Education and the Harry S. Levitan Director of the Education Program, Brandeis University "Overcoming Religious Illiteracy is tjarrodbonta.com: $Sep 27,  · Professor Diane Moore at Harvard Divinity School argues convincingly for this student-led approach in her book Overcoming Religious Illiteracy, though of course teachers will need to facilitate.The following excerpt is from Diane Moore's ebook, “Overcoming Religious Illiteracy: A Cultural Studies Approach.” Author's note: I have the privilege of working with secondary school teachers and teacher educators in several parts of world for over a decade regarding issues related to teaching about religion from a nonsectarian perspective.