Chapter 25. Religious and Sacred Literacies

  1. Bernard Spolsky and
  2. Francis M. Hult
  1. Jonathan M. Watt and
  2. Sarah L. Fairfield

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch25

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

How to Cite

Watt, J. M. and Fairfield, S. L. (2008) Religious and Sacred Literacies, in The Handbook of Educational Linguistics (eds B. Spolsky and F. M. Hult), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694138.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154109

Online ISBN: 9780470694138

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Keywords:

  • religious literacy;
  • educational linguistics;
  • public religious practices;
  • judaism;
  • Islam

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Recent Scholarship on Religious Literacy

  • Languages of Sacred Texts

  • Religious Codes in Religious Acts

  • Language in Religious Education

  • Education and Faith Development in Relation to Religious Literacy