Public Education Religion Studies An Overview (American Academy of Religion aids to the study of religion series)

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  • United States,
  • Education,
  • Religious Education (General),
  • Study And Teaching Of Specific Subjects,
  • Religious education

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ContributionsPaul J. Will (Editor), Nicholas Piediscalzi (Editor), Barbara Ann Demartino Swyhart (Editor)
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Number of Pages282
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Open LibraryOL8219528M
ISBN 100891304029
ISBN 109780891304029

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Theory --A survey of professional efforts to establish public education religion studies ; A suggested purpose and goals for public education religion studies in light of legal, theoretical, and practical problems / Nicholas Piediscalzi --Public school religion studies as a bridge.

In this guidebook, the Public Education Religion Studies Center (PERSC) provides answers to questions frequently raised about religion studies in public schools.

It is useful to those initiating study about religion in public schools and to those evaluating both formal and informal study and experiences now part of a school's program or : Peter Bracher. Walter Feinberg, ‘An Assessment of Arguments for Teaching Religion in Public Schools in the United States, Religious Education: The Official Journal of the Religious Education Association, 4,4.

Warren A. Nord, ‘Does God Make a Difference. The Teaching Religious Studies Series locates itself at the intersection of pedagogical concerns and the substantive content of religious studies.

Each volume provides scholarly and pedagogic discussion about a key topic (e.g., a text, theme, or thinker) of significance for teaching and scholarship in religious studies. constitutional and educational principles for understanding the role of religion in public education.

This teacher’s guide is intended to move beyond the confusion and conflict that has surrounded religion in public schools since the early days of the common school movement.

For most of our history, extremes have shaped much of the debate. Public schools may not teach religion, although teaching about religion in a secular context is permitted.

1 The Bible may be taught in a school, but only for its historical, cultural or literary value and never in a devotional, celebratory or doctrinal manner, or in such a way that encourages acceptance of the Bible as a religious document.

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We are dedicated to well conceived and well argued works that promise to stimulate dialogue and that will have a long shelf life in bookstores Public Education Religion Studies book libraries, as well as within the.

To encourage more religious studies in public schools, the American Academy of Religion (AAR) published in "Guidelines for Teaching about Public Education Religion Studies book in K public schools in the United States." Religious illiteracy that "fuels prejudice and antagonism," the AAR states, "can be diminished by teach ing about religion in public schools using a.

In his recent book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, sociologist Robert Putnam actually cites many such studies and the evidence is overwhelming. His conclusion is that religion has not only a good impact, but even a great effect upon the success of a child’s education.

Sixteen articles written by various authors are contained in this book about teaching religion in public schools. Developed for both elementary and secondary programs, the articles detail current practices. Models and units of study are suggested for teaching religion in different subject areas, including language arts, humanities, and social studies.

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The country has a Constitution that ensures, in principle, free exercise of religion. This article discusses religious diversity in public education in the United States, focusing on kindergarten through twelfth grade (K).

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Many states heavily regulate the curriculum, creating restrictions on what teachers can and cannot discuss. On June 12 the National Council for the Social Studies became the first national education organization in the United States to put into its curriculum framework a set of guidelines for teaching about religion.

This means the NCSS now “recognizes religious studies as an essential part of the social studies curriculum,” and the organization is seeking to have public schools across the. Recent rigorous investigations on the relationship between education and religion have not clarified the matter.

A number of studies suggest a positive relationship between religion and education (Gruber, ; McCleary and Barro, a; Meyersson, ). But other research has suggested that religion may be negatively associated with.

This book provides advice, recommendations, and resources to help social studies educators know what to teach about religion and how to do it. The U.S. Supreme Court has made clear that teaching about religion is constitutional in public schools, as long as the approach is academic, not devotional.

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 fact, ADF points out that the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) issued guidelines on freedom of religious expression in public schools in and during the Clinton administration, and in under the Bush administration.

“This is a bipartisan issue,” Buehrer said. The Department of Religious Studies at Yale provides opportunities for the scholarly study of a number of religious traditions and disciplines. At the undergraduate level, the Department offers a wide array of courses that cover the major religions of the world, with a strong emphasis on their history and their intellectual traditions.

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Court began specifically applying the religion clauses to activities in public its first such case,McCollum of Education(), the high court invalidated the practice of having religious instructors from different denominations enter public schools to offer religious lessons dur-ing the school day to students whose parents.

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The Supreme Court in this book is less an active culprit in causing religion-free education than a codifier of the effects of secularization.

Nord devotes more pages to the process of public school secularization than his neutrality thesis requires and fewer than would be necessary for a thorough cultural history of religion and education.

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Cannon and Ross R. Runkel (Monmouth, OR: Oregon College of Education, ). RPEP serves as a clearinghouse for resources on a wide range of issues arising in connection with the topic of religion and public education. Established in by the Department of Religious Studies at California State University, Chico, the Religion and Public Education Project is non-partisan and serves the needs of schools throughout the.

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