Spirituality in the life and career of Muslim teachers

Mogra, I. (2010) Spirituality in the life and career of Muslim teachers. International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 15 (2). pp. 159-173. ISSN 1364436X (ISSN)

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Abstract

Using a life history approach, this paper explores spirituality in the life and work of Muslim teachers employed in state schools of England. Background for discussion includes a rationale for the methodology and its advantages. The findings highlight their conceptualisation of God and purpose of life, and draw attention to their views and understanding about spirituality and the role it plays in their life. It concludes by stating that spirituality continues to be significant to them - albeit in a variety of ways that reflect the diverse paths of spirituality evident among Muslims. © 2010 Taylor & Francis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: God, happiness, joy, life history, spirituality, suffering, teachers
Subjects: V600 Theology and Religious studies
X200 Research and Study Skills in Education
X900 Others in Education
Divisions: UoA Collections > UoA25: Education
Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Study of Practice and Culture in Education (C-SPACE) > Re-thinking Practitioner Education and Professional Practice
Depositing User: Yasser Nawaz
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2017 14:17
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2017 14:17
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2839

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