By John T. Hatfield,Benjamin J. Hubbard,James A. Santucci
Today, with the entire controversies surrounding faith within the colleges and within the public sphere, it will appear extra vital than ever that academics and librarians have a short resource to modern, right, independent details to offer to consumers and scholars and to notify their lecture room practices. The authors of this publication (all are or were professors of faith at quite a few popular universities) just do that. utilizing this dictionary of faith and tradition, instructor may have entry to the knowledge they should construct independent classrooms.The suggestion for this ebook got here out of the adventure of practising lecture room lecturers in public colleges as they attempted to construct school room environments grounded in appreciate for the various cultures and religions represented. In his foreword for the publication, institution administrator, David Hubbard discusses the necessity to boost the knowledgeable eye in educators as a way to see their school rooms from the viewpoint of folks from all non secular ideals. The publication is prepared to hide such a lot the entire identified (and little recognized) religions in the United States from the Bahai religion to Zoroastrianism. every one part covers subject matters: Origins, ideals, Sacred Book/Scriptures, Practices, major Subgroups, universal Misunderstandings and Stereotypes, school room matters, inhabitants information and extra Readings in addition to noting present online page addresses if to be had. notwithstanding there are numerous courses to religions in the USA, this ebook has the original area of interest of taking a look at each one faith because it might impact instructor perform in the study room and different scholar groups-thus its attract public and college libraries in addition to lecture room academics and different adolescence leaders.
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America's Religions: An Educator's Guide to Beliefs and Practices by John T. Hatfield,Benjamin J. Hubbard,James A. Santucci