Religious Education, 1960-1993: An Annotated Bibliography

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Greenwood Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Reference - 325 pages
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Descriptive and evaluative annotations of more than 1,000 books and articles in religious education and related fields are featured in this guide. Since religious education draws necessary guidance from other disciplines, pertinent literature is canvassed from theology, philosophy, and history of education; behavioral studies of religion and education; and multidisciplinary treatments. Special care has been taken to include materials that represent the interfaith and international aspects of the field. A bibliographical essay that interprets and evaluates positions and trends is included in each category. A resource for scholars, students, historians, and researchers.

Educational theory is explored as it has influenced and provided insights for religious education. The vast literature in the theory and practice of religious education is dealt with in several categories. The section on theory explores basic issues, important positions, and major figures. The section on administration deals with planning, organization, management, and supervision. Program, curriculum, and method are considered together because they so often overlap in the literature. Since religion is a persistent concern in schools and in institutions of higher education, special sections are devoted to the issues involved and the proposals put forward. A final section covers reference works.

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Contents

Introduction
3
Foundations of Religious Education
29
Educational Theory
133
Religious Education Theory
145
Administration of Religious Education
179
Program Curriculum and Method
201
Religion and the School
241
Religion and Higher Education
255
Reference Works
265
Name Index
271
Subject Index 27
287
Title Index
293
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About the author (1995)

D. CAMPBELL WYCKOFF is Thomas W. Synnott Professor of Christian Education, Emeritus, at Princeton Theological Seminary.

GEORGE BROWN, JR., is Dean of Faculty and Assistant Professor of Christian Education at Western Theological Seminary.

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