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Educating Leaders and Citizens

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Attaining an inclusive public space requires citizens as well as leaders to be religiously literate. Citizens and leaders do not need to become scholars of religion, but they need to understand the ... More


Religion and Education: Theoretical Foundations

Mohd. Sanjeer Alam

in Religion, Community, and Education: The Case of Rural Bihar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076940
eISBN:
9780199080946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076940.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The question of what explains relative educational backwardness among the Muslim communities of India has remained a puzzle. Is it Islamic theology that prevents the Muslims from taking advantage of ... More


Revolutionary and Governor: William Livingston Opposes Anglican Control of King's College

Nicholas P. Miller

in The Religious Roots of the First Amendment: Dissenting Protestants and the Separation of Church and State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199858361
eISBN:
9780199949724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858361.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

William Livingston, New York lawyer, revolutionary war leader, and eventual governor of New Jersey, was involved in opposing the Anglican control of the newly established King’s College, forerunner ... More


Religion and Ethical Education in Divided Societies: The Case of Cyprus

Dilek Latif

in Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359479
eISBN:
9780199359509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359479.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines two separate education systems, competing historical narratives, and religion and ethics education across the divide in Cyprus. There has been a convergence of attitudes ... More


American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Thomas W. Simpson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, college-age Latter-day Saints began undertaking a remarkable intellectual pilgrimage to the nation's elite universities, including Harvard, Columbia, ... More


Religion, Reluctance, and Conversations about Vocation

Mark U. Edwards

in Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The language of vocation and calling has its roots in religious discourse, but religion is a topic that poses significant challenges in the academic environment. Faculty in particular are likely to ... More


Educational Ideals of Paul Geheeb and Rabindranath Tagore

Martin Kämpchen

in Indo-German Exchanges in Education: Rabindranath Tagore Meets Paul and Edith Geheeb

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190126278
eISBN:
9780190991616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126278.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The focus of this chapter is on a comparison of the two educational systems—one, Odenwaldschule–Ecole d’Humanité, and second, Rabindranath Tagore’s school in Santiniketan. For both, the most ... More


The Lord Giveth and the Lord Taketh Away (Judicial Policymaking)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the personality and politics of Murli Manohar Joshi who was the Minister of Human Resource Development (MHRD) during the NDA Government (1998–2004), first truly non-Congress ... More


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