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Author Marty, Martin E., 1928-

Title Education, religion, and the common good : advancing a distinctly American conversation about religion's role in our shared life / Martin E. Marty with Jonathan Moore.

Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  379.280973 MART    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description vii, 164 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-151) and index.
Contents Just what are we talking about, anyway? -- Why this civil conversation is urgent -- A historical map of the present situation -- Religion and education : the pitfalls of engaging a complex issue -- Why religion belongs in publicly funded elementary and secondary education -- The religious schooling response -- Church-related higher education and the common good -- Public universities and graduate education -- Religion and higher education : a specific agenda for advancing the conversation -- After listening, a time to act.
Summary A historian explores the proper role of religion in schools responsible for shaping the next generation for enlightened citizenship. Drawing upon a series of conversations he hosted among educators and religious leaders, Marty draws a nuanced picture of the interrelationship between religious and educational concerns at all levels of schooling.
Other author Moore, Jonathan, 1970-
Subject Religion in the public schools -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Religion.
Church and education -- United States.
ISBN 0787950335 (alk. paper)