a journal of analysis and comment
advancing public understanding of religion and education
Fall 2004, Vol. 31 No. 2
Rev. Kelly Denton-Borhaug, Ph.D., has been at Goucher College as Chaplain and Assistant Professor in Philosophy and Religion for four years. She holds a Masters of Divinity with Honors from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. Her scholarly interests include Christian understandings of redemption, feminist theology and ethics, Jewish and Christian feminist ethics, Christian ethics regarding war, and college student spirituality. She worked as a parish pastor in San Francisco for six years, and before coming to Goucher College she held the position of Assoc. Dean for Religious Life at Stanford University for four years.
L. Sue Hulett, Professor and Chair, Department of
Political Science at Knox College, teaches on international relations, US
foreign policy, and religion and politics. Recent publications include "Falwell
Still Speaks for Some Christians," Newsday 10/23/02; legal briefs on
Church and State issues for Religion and American Law: An Encyclopedia 2000;
and Christianity and Modern Politics, 1993.
Robert Jackson is Professor of Education in the Institute
of Education at the University of Warwick, England, where he is also Director of
the Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit (WRERU). WRERU received the
Templeton UK Award in 1996 for its research on religion and education. Professor
Jackson is Editor of the British Journal of Religious Education, Britainís
leading journal of religion and education. His books include Hindu Children
in Britain (with Eleanor Nesbitt) (Stoke on Trent: Trentham, 1993); Religious
Education: An Interpretive Approach (London: Hodder and Stoughton 1997); International
Perspectives on Citizenship, Education and Religious Diversity (Ed.)
(London: RoutledgeFalmer, 2003) and Rethinking Religious Education and
Plurality: Issues in Religious Diversity and Pedagogy (2004) also published
by RoutledgeFalmer. Rethinking Religious Education and Plurality has been
selected for panel discussion at the American Academy of Religion conference in
San Antonio, Texas, in November 2004. Professor Jackson is currently working on
a Council of Europe project on bringing the dimension of religious diversity to
intercultural education across Europe and an international project on teaching
for tolerance sponsored by the Oslo Coalition for Freedom of Religion or Belief.
William H. Jeynesis a Professor of Education at California State University in Long Beach, California. He writes and does research on religious education and family issues. His most recent book is Religion, Education, and Academic Success. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Chicago.
Charles J. Russo, M. Div., J.D., Ed.D., is the Panzer
Chair in Education in the School of Education and Allied Professions and Adjunct
Professor of Law at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.