STUDIES IN RELIGION AND EDUCATION  

Lewes, Sussex, Falmer Press, 1984, viii + 292pp

 

This is a collection of Hull's academic articles published between 1969 and 1982. The contents pages of the book are reproduced below. 

 

                  Contents

INTRODUCTION: Studies in Religion and Education................................ 1

Part I. Religious Education and School Worship.................................... 3

1 Worship and the Curriculum...................................................................... 5

2 Worship and Education............................................................................ 17

Part II. The Nature of Religious Education ............................................25

3 From Christian Nurture to Religious Education: The British

Experience ...................................................................................................27

4 Religious Education in a Pluralist Society ....................................................45

5 The Integration of Religious Education and Some Problems of

Authority ......................................................................................................57

6 Agreed Syllabuses, Past, Present and Future ...............................................73

7 Recent Developments in the Philosophy of Religious Education ....................93

8 Religious Indoctrination in the Birmingham Agreed Syllabus? .....................103

9 The Birmingham Agreed Syllabus ..............................................................113

10 Christian Nurture, Stances for Living, or Plain RE ....................................117

Part III. Methods in Teaching Religion ...................................................121

11 The Theology of Themes ..........................................................................123

12 Theme Teaching as a Method of Religious Education .................................135

13 History, Experience and Theme in Religious Education ...............................149

14 Perennial Symbols: Preparing to Teach Religion through

Life-Themes .................................................................................................163

Part IV. Religious Education and Christian Commitment ........................173

15 Open Minds and Empty Hearts? Convergent and Divergent

Teaching of Religion ......................................................................................175

16 The Divergent Teacher, the Plural Society and the Christian Faith ..............187

17 Christian Faith and the Open Approach to Religious

Education ......................................................................................................197

18 Christian Nurture and Critical Openness ....................................................207

Part V. Christian Theology and Educational Theory .................................227

19 Christian Theology and Educational Theory: Can There 

Be Connections? .............................................................................................229

20 What Is Theology of Education? .................................................................249

21 The Value of the Individual Child and the Christian Faith ..............................273

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