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Models of Catholic Universities

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines four different models that Catholic colleges and universities adopt with respect to sharing the Catholic heritage. It also examines how the economics of higher education steers ... More


The Secularization of Nonsectarianism

Steven K. Green

in The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter concludes the examination of the school question by tracing the secularization of the concept of nonsectarianism. It discusses the ongoing Protestant-Catholic conflict over Bible reading ... More


Faculty Priorities: Where Does Faith Fit?

Eugene R. Rice

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/9780195323443.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

DiIulio argues that “nonsectarian” has sometimes been misconstrued to mean aggressively “secular.” But nonsectarian education does not have to be anti‐religious or devoid of religion. He uses the ... More


The Lancasterian Controversy and Religious Education

James E. Crimmins

in Secular Utilitarianism: Social Science and the Critique of Religion in the Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277415
eISBN:
9780191684173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277415.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that Bentham's ideas on systematic education did not precede the ‘schools for all’ controversy, but rather developed as a consequence of his interest in this issue. Far from being ... More


The Common School Awakening: Religion and the Transatlantic Roots of American Public Education

David Komline

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190085155
eISBN:
9780190085186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085155.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

A statue of Horace Mann, erected in front of the Boston state house in 1863, declares him the “Father of the American Public School System.” For over a century and a half, most narratives about early ... More


The Rise of Nonsectarian Public Education

Steven K. Green

in The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the rise of nonsectarian education in America. It describes the original impulse for a religious-moral basis for public education and how that concept evolved through the first ... More


The Development of the “No-Funding Principle”

Steven K. Green

in The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the funding side of the School Question up to the Civil War. Using the New York Free School Society as an example, it traces the development of the rule prohibiting the public ... More


Educating in the Vernacular: The Foundations of Sister-Taught Public Schools

Kathleen Holscher

in Religious Lessons: Catholic Sisters and the Captured Schools Crisis in New Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199781737
eISBN:
9780199979653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781737.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains how sister-taught public schools became part of New Mexican culture and why they received support from the local population. It employs a comparative framework—as Catholic ... More


John Hick’s Vedāntic Road Not Taken?: Hick’s Evolving Views on Religious Pluralism in the Light of Sri Ramakrishna

Ayon Maharaj

in Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the British philosopher John Hick’s early and late views on religious pluralism in the light of Sri Ramakrishna. Between 1970 and 1974, the early Hick espoused a Vedāntic theory ... More


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