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The Praeger Handbook of Religion and Education in the United States Books

  • Autor: James C Carper
  • Editor: Praeger Publishers
  • Relaese Date: 05 March 2009
  • ISBN: 0275992284
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 320 pages
  • File Size: 14MB
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Description The Praeger Handbook of Religion and Education in the United States de James C Carper:

Ten Commandments displays, prayer at football games, Bible in the curriculum, vouchers for tuition at religious schools, Pledge of Allegiance, wall of separation between church and state, among other hot button issues at the intersection of religion and education, generate a great deal of heat, but often light is sorely lacking. "The Praeger Handbook of Religion and Education in the United States" provides a unique source of light to educators, religious leaders, journalists, policy-makers, parents, and the general public as well as a useful resource for scholars interested in the impact of religion on the origins, development, and current shape of the American educational landscape.

Following an introductory essay that surveys the relationship of religion to elementary and secondary education from the 1600s to the present, this set offers 175 entries written by more than 40 scholars with national reputations that cover a wide range of topics related to religion and education, both in the past and the present. These jargon-free entries are cross-referenced and provide suggestions for further reading. Readers who want to know what is behind the heat in current debates will find entries on: United States Supreme Court decisions on religion and education, current controversies regarding religion in the public schools, religious, legal, and educational associations involved in these controversies, religion and the curriculum, religious schools, individuals and movements that have affected the role of religion in education, and religion and education developments in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This one of a kind set also includes a convenient table summarizing all of the religious liberty decisions of the Supreme Court from 1815 to the present. Information about the author can not be found or has been eradicated with the obtain from the writer. Maybe you could possibly be thinking about alternative books with the James C Carper. We were in a position to gather a lot of the almost all iformatsii for yourself. Intended for writers: our website will not include public accessibility your publications on our web pages just starting information regarding it. If you feel that our site is actually infringing, you need to email people about it and if you are the article writer of them training books, we'll instantly get rid of web pages from the website.

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