Religion in Education: Innovation in International Research, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1135078564
  • ISBN-13: 9781135078560
  • DDC: 200.71
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 236 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This volume explores numerous themes (including the influence of ethnography on religious education research and pedagogy, the interpretive approach to religious education, the relationship between research and classroom practice in religious education), providing a critique of contemporary religious education and exploring the implications of this critique for initial and continuing teacher education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface: The Innovative Scholar and Researcher: A Personal Appreciation of Robert Jackson's Contribution to Religion in Education.
1: Robert Jackson and Warwick Research: An Introduction.
2: Ethnography, Religion and Education.
3: Ethnography, Religious Education and The Fifth Cup.
4: Muslim Education and the Hifz Process: Some Images and Issues.
5: State-Funded Muslim Schools: Stakeholders and Legitimacy in the UK Context.
6: Diversity and Citizenship in a Context of Islamophobia.
7: Student Perspectives.
8: Religious Education Influencing Students’ Attitudes: A Threat to Freedom?.
9: The Language of Inter Faith Encounter among Inner-City Primary School Children.
10: ‘Very Sad, But It Works’: One Pupil's Assessment Career in Religious Education.
11: Pedagogy and Religious Education.
12: Religious Extremism, Religious Education and the Interpretive Approach.
13: Action Research and the Interpretive Approach to Religious Education.
14: The Interpretive Approach and Bridging the ‘Theory–Practice Gap’: Action Research with Student Teachers of Religious Education in England.
15: Theoretical Perspectives.
16: ‘Can You Be a Muslim and not Believe in God?’: How Fluid or Solid Are Religions? Introducing Viscosity to the Interpretive Approach.
17: Comparative Studies in Religions and Education: The Issue of Methodology.
18: Reflections on the Future of Religion in Education.