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Spirituality, Diversity, and Learner‐Centered Teaching: A Generative Paradox

Elizabeth J. Tisdell

in The American University in a Postsecular Age: Religion and the Academy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323443
eISBN:
9780199869145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323443.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Tisdell advocates a way of teaching that is learner‐centered, responsive to cultural identity, and socially transformative. In this kind of teaching, spirituality is always part of the mix, and the ... More


Maronite Catholics, Orthodox Christians, and Sunni Muslims from the Arab Region: Between Empire, Racialization, and Assimilation

Nadine Naber

in MisReading America: Scriptures and Difference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199975419
eISBN:
9780199346158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975419.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nadine Naber, Matthew Stiffler, and their research team focus on Sunni Muslims in California and Maronite Catholics and Antiochian Orthodox Christians in Michigan, specifically those belonging to ... More


Christianity and Politics in Post-Soviet Lithuania: Between Totalitarian Experience and Democracy

Nerija Putinaitė

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For fifty years, the Soviet ideological apparatus sought to erase the influence of Christianity from the Lithuanian people. Putinaitė outlines two ways this policy was pursued: by stressing Marx’s ... More


The Relationship of Patronage and Legitimacy between the Catholic Church and the Peruvian State

María Soledad Escalante Beltrán

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Soledad Escalante’s essay offers an overview of church–state relations in Peru before, during, and after the Second Vatican Council. Two terms central to understanding this relationship are ... More


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