What Schools Teach Us about Religious Life

What Schools Teach Us about Religious Life

by Daniel R. Heischman

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ISBN-13: 9781433120350
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 02/28/2014
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Daniel R. Heischman is the Executive Director of the National Association of Episcopal Schools (since 2007) and also serves as Board President of the Council of American Private Education (CAPE). He was formerly the Chaplain of Trinity College (2003-2007); Assistant Headmaster and Head of the Upper School at St. Albans School in Washington DC (1994-2003); and Executive Director of the Council for Religion in Independent Schools (1987-1994). Rev. Heischman also served as Chaplain, Head of the Religion Department, and Assistant Headmaster at Trinity School in New York (1979-1987). He is the author of Good Influence: Teaching the Wisdom of Adulthood.

Table of Contents

Foreword and Acknowledgments vii

Chapter 1 Introduction: Overflowing Containers 1

Chapter 2 Doing Both 9

Chapter 3 A Bold American Experiment 21

Chapter 4 The Elephant in the Corner? 33

Chapter 5 Unashamedly Unapologetic 45

Chapter 6 That Long, Funny Word 57

Chapter 7 Educating Hearts and Minds 73

Chapter 8 Minding the Light 87

Chapter 9 Delving into the Difficult 105

Chapter 10 Conclusion: Gentler Souls 121

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