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Curriculum and religion

Graham, P.W. & Kapitzke, Cushla (2010) Curriculum and religion. In International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition. Elsevier, Oxford, pp. 272-276.

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    Abstract

    Across continents and cultures and periods of history, religious beliefs have underpinned curriculum in institutions of education. More recently, the so-called culture wars and terrorism have moved religion to center stage. In both state and independent education sectors, deep-seated assumptions about the nature of reality, spirituality, ethics and knowledge converge and clash in the curriculum documents of science, history, literacy education, and the like. With a focus on textual genres of power, starting with antiquity, this chapter argues that little has changed through millennia as the secular mysticism of price has replaced theology today in constraining the potentials of education.

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    ID Code: 34214
    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Keywords: School curriculum, Religion, Schooling, Knowledge, Power, September 11, Pedagogy
    DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-044894-7.01209-4
    ISBN: 9780080448947
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
    Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
    Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
    Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
    Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
    Copyright Owner: Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
    Deposited On: 25 Aug 2010 11:19
    Last Modified: 24 Aug 2011 09:24

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