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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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Tour gives Warde students a peek over church-state fence

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Shinto Fire Festival

Presenter Reverend Peter Owen-Jones observes a Shinto Oto Matsuri Fire Festival in Shingu, Japan. He talks with some of the participants as they cleanse themselves in the cold waters of the sea, as they prepare their torches adorned with personal wishes and prayers, and as they walk up to a local shrine above the city. [...]

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World Religions – Grades 8 -12

These websites through PBS provides lesson plan ideas for teachers to incorporate into their classes about world religions.Topics covered in the Grades 8 to 12 activity ideas include an overall introduction to world religions, graphing data on different world religions, and the architecture of different religious monuments. The last two sections in this lesson plan [...]

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World Religions – Grades 3 – 7

These websites through PBS provides lesson plan ideas for teachers to incorporate into their classes about world religions.
Topics covered in the Grades 3 to 7 activity ideas includes religious buildings/houses of worship for different faiths, celebrations various religions have in the spring time, and stories from the Native American tradition. Each of these activity sections [...]

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Erzbistum Vaduz Lehrplan für den Katholischen Religionsunterricht

This curriculum is solely for the teaching of the Catholic religion and indicates the target areas that should be addressed in the Catholic curriculum. Emphasis is placed on the meaning of Christian faith in everyday life.

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CSEE Resources for Teaching World Religions

Resources about teaching world religions from the Council for Spiritual and Ethnical Education

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