A meta approach to texts in religious education: Researching teachers’ engagement with sacred text scholarship in English secondary schools
Institute for Educational Development, Karachi
This article reports findings from a sacred text scholarship project in Religious Education/Religion and Worldviews (RE/RW) lessons. In the Texts and Teachers project secondary school teachers found that RE became more meta through a more scholarly treatment of texts, and led to leap moments with pupils who could accomplish multidimensional engagement with texts. This article contributes to an improved understanding of how classroom textual hermeneutics addresses concerns with teaching sacred texts.
British Journal of Religious Education
Robert A. Bowie, Farid Panjwani & Katie Clemmey (2022) A meta approach to texts in religious education: researching teachers’ engagement with sacred text scholarship in English secondary schools, British Journal of Religious Education, 44:3, 271-280, DOI: 10.1080/01416200.2022.2054773
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