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Religious literacy in policy and practice

Author: Adam Dinham; Matthew David Francis
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This valuable book is the first to bring together theory and policy with analysis of key areas of the public realm to explore what religious literacy is, why it is needed and what might be done about  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Dinham; Matthew David Francis
ISBN: 9781447316657 1447316657
OCLC Number: 910593892
Description: xvii, 278 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Grace Davie --
Religious literacy: contesting an idea and practice / Adam Dinham and Matthew Francis --
Diminishing religious literacy: methodological assumptions and analytical frameworks for promoting the public understanding of religion / Diane L. Moore --
Religious literacy in the context of theology and religious studies / David Ford and Mike Higton --
The irony of religious illiteracy in the USA / Stephen Prothero and Lauren R. Kerby --
Religious literacy as lokahi: social harmony through diversity / Michael Barnes and Jonathan D. Smith --
Religious literacy and welfare / Adam Dinham --
Religious literacy, radicalisation and extremism / Matthew Francis and Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist --
Religious literacy, equalities and human rights / Rebecca Catto and David Perfect --
Religious illiteracy in school religious education / James C. Conroy --
Religious literacy in higher education / Stephen H. Jones --
Religious literacy and social work: the view from Australia / Beth R. Crisp --
Religious literacy and the media: the case of the BBC / Michael Wakelin and Nick Spencer --
Religious literacy and chaplaincy / Jeremy Clines with Sophie Gilliat-Ray --
Religious literacies: the future / Matthew Francis and Adam Dinham.
Responsibility: edited by Adam Dinham and Matthew Francis.

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"A significant contribution to the improvement of conversation about religious literacy by insisting that informed debate be the norm rather than a rarity." Lori G Beaman, University of Ottawa Read more...

 
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