Being Christian in Education: Faith perspectives on practice and policy

Being Christian in Education: Faith perspectives on practice and policy


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Experienced practitioners, theologians and academics reflect on the Christian voice as it engages in education today. At a time of national uncertainty for RE, questions about faith-based schools and the place of religious belief in the public arena, this volume is a resource for school and university teachers, head teachers, chaplains, governors, diocesan officers, concerned parents educationalists. It offers:

• a frank discussion about the tensions in bringing faith into the open in current educational contexts.
• theological reflection of Christian engagement in the public place
• a creative exploration of the future for Christian engagement in education.

It also considers the tensions inherent in practising Christian faith within a secular context and in multi-faith contexts. It aims to generate new confidence that will encourage the practice and contribution of faith-based thinking in schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848257528
Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Howard Worsley is Senior Lecturer in Christian Education at Canterbury Christchurch University, and was previously Diocesan Director of Education for London and Southwell and Nottingham dioceses.

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