A meta approach to texts in Religious Education: Researching teachers’ engagement with sacred text scholarship in English secondary schools

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Bowie, R. A, Clemmey, K. and Panjwani, F 2022. A meta approach to texts in Religious Education: Researching teachers’ engagement with sacred text scholarship in English secondary schools. British Journal of Religious Education. 44 (3), pp. 271-280. https://doi.org/10.1080/01416200.2022.2054773
AuthorsBowie, R. A, Clemmey, K. and Panjwani, F
Abstract

This article reports findings from a sacred text scholarship project in Religious Education / Religion and Worldviews (RE/RW) lessons. In the Texts and Teachers project secondary school teachers found that RE became more meta through a more scholarly treatment of texts, and led to leap moments with pupils who could accomplish multidimensional engagement with texts. This article contributes to an improved understanding of how classroom textual hermeneutics addresses concerns with teaching sacred texts.

KeywordsSacred texts; Hermeneutics; Teachers
Year2022
JournalBritish Journal of Religious Education
Journal citation44 (3), pp. 271-280
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISSN0141-6200
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/01416200.2022.2054773
Official URLhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01416200.2022.2054773
FunderCulham St Gabriel's Trust
Bible Society UK
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