Religion, Education and Adolescence

International Empirical Perspectives

Editor(s) Leslie J. Francis, Jeff Astley, Manuel Robbins

Language: English

Genre(s): Religion

Series: Religion, Education and Culture

  • March 2005 · 272 pages ·216x138mm

  • · Hardback - 9780708319574

About The Book

Religious diversity, religious enthusiasm, and religious misunderstanding remain at the heart of so much social, economic and political conflict in the world today. Never before has religious education been so important. In this climate, religious educators have become increasingly aware of the significance of listening to the religious perceptions of adolescents, using the best research techniques pioneered by the empirical social sciences, including sociology, psychology, and anthropology. This collection of innovative and pioneering empirical studies, sponsored by the International Seminar of Religious Education and Values, draws together Christian, Islamic, and Jewish perspectives from England, Germany, Israel, Norway, Turkey and Wales.

About the Author(s)

Author(s): Jeff Astley

Professor Jeff Astley has been an honorary lecturer in the University of Durham since 1981, Honorary Professorial Fellow in Practical Theology and Christian Education since 1997, and Honorary Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion since 2012.

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