The Routledge Research in Religion and Education series aims at advancing public understanding and dialogue on issues at the intersections of religion and education. These issues emerge in various venues and proposals are invited from work in any such arena: public or private education at elementary, secondary, or higher education institutions; non-school or community organizations and settings; and formal or informal organizations or groups with religion or spirituality as an integral part of their work. Book proposals are invited from diverse methodological approaches and theoretical and ideological perspectives. This series does not address the work of formal religious institutions including churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples. Rather, it focuses on the beliefs and values arising from all traditions as they come into contact with educational work in the public square.
Queer Thriving in Religious Schools Beyond Accommodation for Queer Staff and Students
Religions, Beliefs and Education in the European Court of Human Rights Investigating Judicial Pedagogies
Conceptualising Religion and Worldviews for the School Opportunities, Challenges, and Complexities of a Transition from Religious Education in England and Beyond
Equipping Educators to Teach Religious Literacy Lessons from a Teacher Education Program in the American South
Teaching Religious Literacy to Combat Religious Bullying Insights from North American Secondary Schools
Teaching Sexuality and Religion in Higher Education Embodied Learning, Trauma Sensitive Pedagogy, and Perspective Transformation
By Seán Henry
April 23, 2024
This book offers an account of religious schooling committed to ‘queer-thriving’ and envisions how queer staff and students can live their lives without being ‘accommodated’ within heteronormative religious traditions. Engaging with queer theological perspectives across the Jewish, Christian, and ...
By Nigel Fancourt
February 20, 2024
This book represents an exposition of ‘judicial pedagogies’ as a new concept, and discusses juridical-educational issues in detail, through an analysis of the educational claims and assumptions of judges’ decisions in the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). It sheds light on how, within ...
By Kevin O'Grady
January 29, 2024
This timely volume addresses current debates surrounding the transition from the teaching of religious education (RE) to the more holistic subject of Religion and Worldviews (R&W) in England, and posits criteria for best practice among educators in varied settings and in a broader international...
By Karen Lovett, Stephen Wilhoit
September 25, 2023
Bringing together narratives and theory-based analyses of practice, this volume illustrates collaborative curricular and co-curricular approaches to promoting vocational discernment amongst students in a Catholic university setting. Drawing on cultural, religious, and secular understandings of ...
By Emile Lester, W. Y. Alice Chan
September 25, 2023
This volume provides a detailed evaluation of a unique education program implemented in secondary schools in Georgia to enhance teachers’ religious literacy and their ability to promote this in schools and classrooms. The text demonstrates that religious literacy can be proactively taught to ...
By Liam Gearon, Arniika Kuusisto, Saila Poulter, Auli Toom, Martin Ubani
July 21, 2023
This timely book offers a critically important contribution to debates around the meeting place of religious and secular worldviews in education. Edited by five leading figures in the field, and drawing on expert international scholarship and research, the book provides cutting-edge analysis that...
By Charles Russo
May 31, 2023
This text presents a comparative, cross-cultural analysis of the legal status of religion in public education in eighteen different nations while offering recommendations for the future improvement of religious education in public schools. Offering rich, analytical insights from a range of ...
By Mark A. Levand
May 23, 2023
Drawing on research conducted at 17 Catholic universities in the United States, making it the largest study of its kind, this volume explores effective practice in improving institutional policy relating to issues of sexuality. The text calls attention to campus cultures of fear, shame, or denial ...
By Leni Franken, Bill Gent
January 09, 2023
Against the backdrop of labour migration and the ongoing refugee crisis, the ways in which Islam is taught and engaged with in educational settings has become a major topic of contention in Europe. Recognising the need for academic engagement around the challenges and benefits of effective Islamic ...
By W. Y. Alice Chan
January 09, 2023
This text explores the phenomenon of religious bullying as it manifests in two North American contexts and theorizes religious literacy as a viable school-based intervention to promote understanding of religious and non-religious difference. Using substantive, qualitative data from schools and ...
By Darryl W. Stephens, Kate Ott
December 13, 2021
This volume combines insights from secular sexuality education, trauma studies, and embodiment to explore effective strategies for teaching sexuality and religion in colleges, universities, and seminaries. Contributors to this volume address a variety of sexuality-related issues including ...
By Nadeem A. Memon, Mariam Alhashmi, Mohamad Abdalla
May 11, 2021
This book demonstrates why and how it is necessary to redesign Islamic Education curriculum in the K-12 sector globally. From Western public schools that integrate Muslim perspectives to be culturally responsive, to public and private schools in Muslim minority and majority contexts that ...