Mapping the Road for Balance. Towards the Construction of Criteria for a Contemporary Interreligious Textbook Analysis Regarding Islam

The so-called multicultural and multireligious situation in the West, that is marked by a stillgrowing presence of Muslim people in former monoreligious Christian settings, seems to pro-voke a demand for an adequate and unprejudiced representation of Islam in Christian ins...

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Published in:Journal of empirical theology
Main Author: Wiele, Jan van
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Brill 2004
In: Journal of empirical theology
Year: 2004, Volume: 17, Issue: 1, Pages: 1-35
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Islam / Religious instruction / Religious education / School book / Method
Further subjects:B Online-Publikation
B Aufsatz in Zeitschrift
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:The so-called multicultural and multireligious situation in the West, that is marked by a stillgrowing presence of Muslim people in former monoreligious Christian settings, seems to pro-voke a demand for an adequate and unprejudiced representation of Islam in Christian instruc-tion and education. Starting from the idea that textbooks are still one of the most importantworking tools for both teacher and student, the author attempts to construct a set of contentrelated and evaluative criteria for assessing the textbooks on religion and history from such aperspective
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 27-35
ISSN:1570-9256
Contains:In: Journal of empirical theology
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/1570925041208952