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Title Reaching for the sky : religious education from Christian and Islamic perspectives / edited by Stella El Bouayadi-van de Wetering and Siebren Miedema.

Imprint Amsterdam, NL : Rodopi, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (281 pages) : illustrations.
Series Currents of encounter ; v. 43
Currents of encounter ; 43.
Summary Young people have to make their own way in the world; they have to give meaning to and find meaning in their lives. This is the field of religious education, which is provided by parents, religious leaders, or teachers of religion and worldviews. One of the most important challenges is to educate children in their own religion, emphasizing that religion's tolerant and peaceful side and to teach children about the beliefs of other traditions. An even more important challenge is to teach them to live together in peace and justice. This volume deals with religious education in Christianity and Is.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; How Does the Qur' an See ""The People of the Book""? An Example of the Communicative Model of Islamic Religious Education; Playful Encounter: Teachers, Young Children, and the Encounter with ""the O/other""; Parental Religious Education; The Dynamics of the Pondok Pesantren: An Islamic Educational Institution in Indonesia; Islamic Education of Muslim Children at Home and in the Mosque; Religious Education at Home and in the Church: Religious, Social, and Personal Development.
Mediating the Sacred: A Ritual Perspective on Christian EducationThe Multicolored Robe: Christian Education in Lebanon. A Cumbersome Blessing; Muslim Youth Cry Out for Help!; Christian Education in the Netherlands; Islamic Religious Education in the Dutch Context: Searching for a Model for Effective Religious Education between Principles and Practice; Religious Education in Two Secular Multicultural Societies: A Comparison of the Turkish and Dutch Systems; Islamic and Religious Education: Egyptian Primary and Secondary Schools.
Peer Group and Media Influence on Young People in their (Non- )Religious Development: A Christian PerspectiveThe Influence of Friends on the Ideas and Behavior of Young People; Religious Education and the Values of Dialogue and Respect: Results of the REDCo Project; Values and Norms of Young Muslim People in the Netherlands; Epilogue: Differences, Commonalities, and Questions for Further Research; General Index; Contributors.
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Subject Religious education.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bouayadi-van de Wetering, Stella el.
Miedema, Siebren, 1949-
Other Form: Print version: 9786613716606 (OCoLC)779881726
ISBN 9789401207584 (electronic bk.)
9401207585 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613716606