Burke, Kenneth, and Avner Segall, "Christianity and Its Legacy in Education," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 43(No. 5, 2011), 631-658.
Analyzes the relationship between religion and education; examines historically the remnants of Christian thought in U. S. schooling (dates-B.C./A.D.; terms-dean, mission,academic gowns; apple-as metaphor; childhood-as innocent or deviant; conversion-regulation of behavior, et cet.); addresses implications of this analysis.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Curriculum History, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Hidden Curriculum
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