Motivation for participation in adult religious education : an exploratory study

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Katherine Other Conrad (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Sandra M. Powers

Abstract: This exploratory study was conducted to gain insight into the motivations for participation in adult religious education. In-depth, informal interviews were conducted with six white, Protestant women who were active participants in the religious education programs in their congregations. One informant was selected from each decade between 20 and 70. Topics covered in the interviews were as follows: (1) Background in Participation in Religious Education; (2) Areas of Participation; (3) Reasons for Participation; (4) Relationship of Religious Education to Life; (5) Participation in Other Educational Activities.

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Language: English
Date: 1986
Religious education of adults
Motivation in religious education
Motivation in Christian education

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