ERB Journal Archive


The Call to Teach: Multicultural Education

This blog entry is submitted by the author of the book: “The Call to Teach: An introduction to teach.” In the article Matthew Lynch discusses the importance of multiculturalism in the classroom. Important subjects to touch upon during education is mentioned and explained in the article.

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Religion and volunteering: What motivates people of faith to serve thy neighbor

What leads religious individuals to volunteer at a community food bank, or to care for the sick or to build houses and schools for neighbors in their community and across the world? The answer is complex, with personal faith, worship attendance and social networks all playing a role, according to new research.
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Religious Holidays 2014: An Interfaith Calendar (Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim And More)

Huffington post has published this Interfaith Calendar of the religious holidays of 2014. Click through it to see all the beautiful photographs of celebrations of the world’s numerous beautiful and sacred holidays.

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Religion Photos Of 2013 Capture The Year’s Most Powerful Moments

The editors of HuffPost Religion created this collection of 2013′s most moving photographs.

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Five Things Changing the Way Religions Interact

This text is a report from A Season of International Interfaith Conferences, held in late November 2013.
The observations summarizes the interesting discussions and issues raised amongst the leading experts on religion and education.

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Multiculturalism and quality education in pluralistic society

What is the impact of multiculturalism in Canada after 36 years of multicultural policy? Are there similar problems to those in the European countries where multiculturalism has been adopted?

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Avoiding the Holiday ‘Balance Traps’

Balancing holiday inclusion in your classroom can be tough and time-consuming, but ensuring equity is worth it. Take the time to do it well in December and year round. Teaching Tolerance has published this blog entry with various suggestions as how to avoid these Holiday issues.

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The Power of Imagination

“One really important thing is how we imagine the world, how we create some of the reality that we live in by imagining it. The phenomenon of the social imaginary gives us not just some topics that we talk about, but the very way we talk, the way we think of the world. How do [...]

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Evaluating religious education

This submission to the Jakarta Post by the secretary to the Directorate General of Islamic Education at the Religious Affairs Ministry depict the differences in religious education. The author describes his experience from a visit to the UK where he found religious education to be very different from that of Indonesia.

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The Krio of West Africa

The Krio of West Africa – Islam, Culture, Creolization and Colonianism in the Nineteenth Century is a book by Gibril R. Cole. While presenting results from the first sustained historical research after the end of Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war, it appeals to those with interested in the history of Islam in West Africa, the [...]

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