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“I Want to Be Ready!”:: Teaching Christian Education in the African American Experience

Yolanda Y. Smith

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter introduces four teaching strategies that emerge from the characteristics of a triple-heritage model of Christian education that is grounded in the African American spirituals. The model ... More


Neither Jew Nor Gentile: Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses

Yancey George Allan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199735433
eISBN:
9780199866267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735433.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the racial climate on Protestant colleges and universities. It examines why these institutions succeed or fail to attract students of color and why students of color who attend ... More


Educating Youth: Solar Panels at Camp, Creation Care at Sunday School

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the question of how Christian education can engage youth in environmental stewardship and the moral imperative to protect God’s earth. The stories in this chapter highlight the ... More


Contemporary Theological Voices

Mike Higton

in A Theology of Higher Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643929
eISBN:
9780191738845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643929.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with various authors concerned to raise a distinctively Christian voice within secular higher education, arguing that Christians can participate in distinctive ways in the ... More


Seeing Christianity Again for the First Time

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This final chapter starts by considering Christianity in relation to the future, with particular regard to the new centers of population and the allocation of religious resources to the South. It ... More


Education and Community Formation

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter studies Christian education in the post-Chalcedonian Middle East. It is unlikely that an attempt would be made to educate all young Christian boys—the need for child labor in an ... More


Greek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity

Tomas Hagg (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223882
eISBN:
9780520925052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223882.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The two centuries between A.D. 250 and A.D. 450 witnessed the creation of a distinctive Christian Greek culture in the eastern part of the Roman Empire. This book focuses on the transition from ... More


Introduction

Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Introduction traces the important turns of missionary history in China since the nineteenth century and identifies the contribution of key women leaders, educators, women medical workers, bible ... More


What Not to Know and How Not to Know It

Adam Laats

in Creationism USA: Bridging the Impasse on Teaching Evolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197516607
eISBN:
9780197516638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516607.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the twentieth century and into the twenty-first century, radical creationists have built a network of institutions to spread the word about their anti-evolution faith. Universities, schools, ... More


“Learning Is Part of Holiness”

John Howe

in Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452895
eISBN:
9781501703713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452895.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the role of learning in ecclesiastical reform. The new churches and monasteries required trained personnel, necessitating the revival of old schools and the establishment of new ... More


The Rise of the Classical Theory and the Challenge of Christology

Johannes Zachhuber

in The Rise of Christian Theology and the End of Ancient Metaphysics: Patristic Philosophy from the Cappadocian Fathers to John of Damascus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198859956
eISBN:
9780191892370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859956.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter traces the initial reception of the Cappadocian philosophy. In a first section, two major early fifth-century thinkers, Cyril of Alexandria and Theodoret of Cyrus, are shown to ... More


Communion with the Tradition: For the Believer Who Is a Philosopher

Lawrence Dewan

in Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter encourages a so-called “fidelity” to ontology, or to metaphysics as a doctrine of being, in the continuing effort to approach the Catholic faith through ... More


Birth, Baptism, Godparenting

David Frick

in Kith, Kin, and Neighbors: Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451287
eISBN:
9780801467530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451287.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the practices and attitudes surrounding birth, baptism, and godparenting: how children were viewed, what motivated parents in choosing names and godparents for their children, ... More


The Trials of the Governor

in Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the challenges faced by Zachary Macaulay as governor of Sierra Leone. It discusses Macaulay's problems with English missionaries Reverend John Clarke and Mr. Wilson, who opposed ... More


“The Choice of a Mate”

Robert H. Abzug

in Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

He returns to Union in the fall of 1936, ready to ascend to greatness. He becomes a regular on the YMCA lecture circuit, works with Harry Bone, and begins a long intellectual apprenticeship with Paul ... More


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