Published in 1988. Christianity has been one of the most potent forces in the development of education. This book critically examines this influence and discusses its political implications.
Table of Contents
1. Western Christianity, Educational Provision and National Identity: An Editorial Introduction, Brock, Tulasiewicz. 2. Christianity and Educational Provision in Scotland, Findlay. 3. Religious Dichotomy and Schooling in Northern Ireland, Sutherland. 4. ‘Sensus Fidelium’: The Developing Concept of Roman Catholic Voluntary Effort in Education in England and Wales, McClelland. 5. Education, Religion and Cultural Change in the Republic of Ireland, Dunn. 6. Christianity – National Identity and Education in Poland, Litak, Tulasiewicz. 7. Christianity: Cultural Politics and Education in Germany, Bohm. 8. Schooling, Identity and Demoninationalism: The American Experience, Goodenow. 9. The Role of Denominational Bodies in Education in the Development of Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean, Bacchus. 10. Christian Denominations and the Development of Private Education in Chile, Richmond. 11. A School System for an Indigenous Religious Minority: The Kimbanguists of Zaire, Rideout. 12. Afrikaner Identity and Educational Policy in South Africa, Penny.