Category Archives: Nord, Warren

Religion & American Education

Warren Nord, author of Religion and American Education: Rethinking a National Dilemma, discusses the intersections between religion, the state, and public school systems. ┬áNord makes the case for religious education within public education, stating that while public schools should not … Continue reading

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Foreign Subjects: Languages and God in the Schools

Rosemary Feal and Joan Hinde Stewart dicuss foreign languages in American education–what’s popular, what’s not, teaching methods, and literary criticism and theory. Warren Nord and Ronald Sharp talk about the perils and rewards of teaching religion in American schools. 425 … Continue reading

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(1) Will Religion Destroy the World?; (2) Commentary on Will Religion Destroy the World?

John Bowker recently visited the National Humanities Center and North Carolina State University, where he delivered a lecture entitled “Will Religion Destroy the World?” He makes particular reference to the Middle East, Northern Ireland, and Sri Lanka, and comments that … Continue reading

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What Should Teachers Know?

What should secondary teachers know? That question formed the basis for a 1986 chancellor’s invitational conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A central goal of the conference was an exploration of the knowledge, values, and skills … Continue reading

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