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The Routledge International Handbook of Education, Religion and Values

Edited by: James Arthur , Terence Lovat

Print publication date:  April  2013
Online publication date:  August  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415519199
eBook ISBN: 9780203387870
Adobe ISBN: 9781136677366

10.4324/9780203387870
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The academic fields of religion and values have become the focus of renewed interest in contemporary thinking about human activity and its motivations. The Routledge International Handbook of Education, Religion and Values explores and expands upon a range of international research related to this revival. The book provides an authoritative overview of global issues in religion and values, surveying the state of the academic area in contributions covering a wide range of topics. It includes emerging, controversial, and cutting-edge contributions, as well as investigations into more established areas.

International authorities Arthur and Lovat have brought together experts from across the world to examine the complexity of the field of study. The handbook is organised around four key topics, which focus on both the importance of religion and values as broad fields of human enquiry, as well as in their application to education, inter-agency work and cross-cultural endeavours:

-The Conceptual World of Religion and Values
-Religion and Values in Education
-Religion and Values in Inter-agency Work
-Religion and Values in Cross-cultural Work.

This comprehensive reference work combines theoretical and empirical research of international significance, and will be valuable reading for students, researchers and academics in the field of education.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Religious meaning, practical reason and values Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Values and the phenomenology of religion Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Do values depend on religion? would it be best if they didn't? Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Existentially sensitive education Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Diversity of religions and freedom of religion and belief Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Some reflections on secular values in education Download PDF
Chapter  7:  An introduction to education and values Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Catholic Values and Education Policy Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Teachers and christian religious values Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Virtue and value in educational research Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Values and religion in education Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Why meditate? Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Soul searching Download PDF
Chapter  14:  From ‘Islamic’ values to ‘religio-secular’ values in Muslim contexts Download PDF
Chapter  15:  ‘The cowl and the curriculum’ Download PDF
Chapter  16:  A dynamic systems approach to moral and spiritual development Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Religion and values Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Values and spirituality in social work Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Religion in the public sphere Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Moral problems of new technologies Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Human and religious values in society Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Diverse political values Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Faith communities, social capital and civic engagement Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The intersection of religious education and values Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Religious identity in a post-modern culture  Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Education and religious authority Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Educating for harmony in conflict settings Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Sibling rivalry between Islam and the West Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Going beyond reason? Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Ethics is an optics Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Shari'ah values for modern societies Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The subjective and universal in modern Islamic values Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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