Religious education through experience and expression by John K. Thornecroft

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StatementJohn K. Thornecroft, with contributions from Thomas Fawcett, N. J. Lemon, and A. L. Poulton.
LC ClassificationsBL42 .T49
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Pagination139 p. ;
Number of Pages139
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Open LibraryOL4477239M
ISBN 100713102578
LC Control Number79304951

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His Varieties of Religious Experience is considered to be the classic. Religious expression. Religious expression refers to the different ways that people choose to express their religion to others. This can be done through wearing certain clothes or displaying symbols. Since the first African American denomination was established in Philadelphia inchurches have gone beyond their role as spiritual guides in African American communities and have served as civic institutions, spaces for education, and sites for the cultivation of individuality and identities in the face of limited or non-existent freedom.

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Human experience provides the source of these narratives. Education and religion are often seen to be incompatible. There is an underlying notion inside the liberal education establishment that religious belief is backwards and contrary to enlightenment.

Schools have long been viewed as gateways to a glorious secular and technological future, free of religious superstition. After all, the purpose of educa. religious education is well placed to provide students with opportunities for reflection on human experience, as well as for understanding and interpretation of that experience.

Such opportunities encourage the students’ participation in their own conscious and critical development. Religious education should ensure that students are.

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The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.'. the public domain in religious education such as the following: “Their (religious teachers) task is to teach students how to be human within a certain community-to give and receive love; to experience gratitude, to be with others and to be open to beauty, to feel with others.

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Religious tradition such as Christianity involve religious practices such as praying, gathering, taking care of the fellow men, dealing with life and death, or the interpretation of religious stories. Religious education is important because it equips students with cultural, social, moral and spiritual knowledge that aids in mental and physical development within society.

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Wisdom is associated with attributes such as unbiased judgment, compassion, experiential self-knowledge, self-transcendence and non-attachment, and virtues such as ethics and benevolence.

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