© 2014

Redefining Religious Education

Spirituality for Human Flourishing

  • Editors
  • Scherto Gill
  • Garrett Thomson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. General Introduction

    1. Scherto Gill, Garrett Thomson
      Pages 1-9
  3. Theoretical Framework

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-15
    2. Richard Pring
      Pages 17-28
    3. Marius C. Felderhof
      Pages 29-41
    4. Katherine Marshall
      Pages 43-58
    5. Garrett Thomson
      Pages 71-84
  4. Spiritual Education in Different Traditions

  5. Pedagogical Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-161
    2. Jocelyn Armstrong
      Pages 163-175
    3. John Breadon
      Pages 177-191
    4. Agneta Ucko
      Pages 193-205
    5. David Streight
      Pages 207-219
    6. Bert Roebben
      Pages 221-232

About this book


This book is a unique collection of interdisciplinary articles that argue for religious education to be directed primarily towards the spiritual insofar as it is part of a flourishing human life. The articles address this issue from the perspectives of theory, different religious traditions and innovative teaching and learning practices.


education religion Religious Education spirituality

About the authors

Richard Pring, University of Oxford, UK Sharif Horthy, Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace, UK Marius Felderhof, University of Birmingham, UK Katherine Marshall, George Town University and World Faiths Development Dialogue, UK Maureen Goodman, Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, USA Jinwol Y. H. Lee, Dongguk University, Gyeongju, Korea Bhai Sahib Dr Mohinder Singh, Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha, UK Jamie Cresswell, Centre for Applied Buddhism, UK Ming Hwee Chong, United Nations, USA Jocelyn Armstrong, USA John Breadon, Eton College, UK Bert Roebben, Institut für Katholische Theologie, Germany David Streight, Centre for Spiritual and Ethical Education, UK Professor Patrice Brodeur, University of Montreal, Canada Agneta Ucko, Interfaith Council on Ethics Education for Children, Switzerland

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