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Religion, State and Education: Turkish and American Perspectives

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life



Diane L. Moore. Overcoming Religious Illiteracy: A Multicultural Approach to the Study of Religion in Secondary Education. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).


Stephen Prothero. Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know—And Doesn’t. (Harper SanFrancisco, 2007).


Kent Greenawalt, Does God Belong in Public Schools? (Princeton, 2005).


James Fraser. Between Church and State: Religion and Public Education in a Multicultural America. (St. Martin, 1999).


Erik Owens. Taking the "Public" Out of Our Schools: The Political, Constitutional, and Civic Implication of Private School Vouchers. (Journal of Church and State, 2002).


Berna Turam. Between Islam and the State. (Stanford, 2007).


Iren Ozgur. Islamic Schools in Modern Turkey. (Cambridge, 2012).


Jenny White. Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks. (Princeton, 2013).


Robert W. Hefner and Muhammad Qasim Zaman. Schooling Islam. (Princeton, 2007).


Warren Nord. Religion and American Education. (University of North Carolina Press, 1995).


Warren Nord. Does God Make a Difference? Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities. (Oxford, 2010).


Turkish schools offer Pakistan a gentler vision of islam (The New York Times, May 4th, 2008).


Secularist Turks protest "dynamite" education bill. (Reuters, March 27th, 2012).


Turkish MPs fight as controversial schools bill passed. (BBC, March 31st, 2012).


Conference on Islam and Democracy: A Closer Look at the Turkish Model (The Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, 2012)