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James D. Holt
Associate Professor of Religious Education
A Christ Centred Pedagogy
1. Teaching with authority
Conference Presentations and Papers
Teaching Experience/ Employment
Liberation Theology and Sexuality 2nd Edition
Science in Faith and Hope. An Interaction
The Authentic Gospel of Jesus
The Poverty and Justice Bible
The Puzzle of Sex
Assessment in RE
Beyond the Big Six Religions
Bridges to Learning
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the RE classroom
Educating against Extremism
Maya Angelou and Education
Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Faith
Some further concerns about PREVENT
“They’re not all the same”: reflections on the experiences of minority religious and ethnic groups.
Inter-faith dialogue: A transformational third space
2. The Early Church
3. Ambrose of Milan (340-397CE)
4. Augustine (354-430CE)
5. Thomas Aquinas (c1225-1274CE)
6. Francis de Vitoria (c1480-1546CE)
In the news
Learning to love yourself
Set the world on fire
The Dallas Cowboys- a 30 year retrospective
The Great Kingdom
A calling or a vocation?
Fostering or failing faith?
Mitt Romney’s Mormonism: Implications for the 2012 Election and Beyond
Serving in the Kingdom: It’s not where but how
The dichotomy of Latter-day Saint interfaith commentary: a way forward.
The Gospel and our virtual selves
The Legacy of the First Vision
What manner of worship?
On Holy Ground
Religious Education Writings
A Five Year GCSE- really?
A reflection on Government policies on the subject of religious education: misunderstandings and the way forward.
Assessment: one size fits all?
Challenge in RE
Did they really mean that? The use of quotes in Religious Education (and life) part 2
Did they really say that? The use of quotes in Religious Education (and life)
Evidence to the Commission on RE
How should we use religious objects in the classroom?
Pop culture and RE: an under-realised third space
The Boundaries of Islam
The music of life
Views on teaching Islam
Who owns a religion?
Resources for teaching Religious Studies
Philosophy of Religion
Atheism and Agnosticism
Sociological Critique of Religion (Marx and Durkheim)
The Psychological Critique of Religion
The Scientific Critique of Religion
What is agnosticism?
What is atheism?
1. What is a miracle?
2. Arguments Against Miracles
The Cosmological Argument
3. The Thomist Cosmological Argument
4. The Leibnizian Cosmological Argument
5. Comparison of the arguments
6. Arguments against the Cosmological
The Ontological Argument
The Religious Experience Argument
Against Religious Experience
James and Otto in practice
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the RE Classroom
1. Article about the Church and the RE Classroom
2a. Joseph Smith and the First Vision
2b. Joseph Smith and The Book of Mormon
Introduction to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Thoughts on Teacher Identity
The Importance of a Coherent Teaching Identity: Reflection on Belief and Education
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