Education in 'Post Secular' Society
Edited By Philip Wexler and Yotam Hotam
Philip Wexler is Professor of Sociology of Education (emeritus) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Unterberg Chair of Jewish Social and Educational History. Currently, he is Visiting Professor of Social Pedagogy and Social Politics at the Bergische University, Wuppertal, Germany. He works on questions of education and religion and society, and has recently published Mystical Sociology (Peter Lang, 2013). He is writing at the intersection of critical theory and Jewish mysticism and working (together with Heinz Sünker) on a forthcoming book on critical theory and education.
Yotam Hotam is a Lecturer at the University of Haifa and the head of the MA program for the Study of Alternatives in Education. His current area of research covers different themes and aspects which relate to the relations between the ‘secular’ and the ‘religious’ in modern society, culture, politics and education. He is the author of Modern Gnosis and Zionism: The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought (Routledge, 2013), and Space Theodyssey: Science Fiction, Education and Religiosity in a Post Secular Age (Resling, 2011).
Ayman Agbaria is a Lecturer in the Department of Leadership and Policy in Education at the University of Haifa. He specializes in education amongst ethnic and religious minorities and researches policy and pedagogy for civics education, Islamic education and teacher training. He is the editor of two books: Teacher Education in the Palestinian Society in Israel—Institutional Practices and Educational Policy (Resling) and Commitment, Character, and Citizenship: Religious...
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