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Strategien der Lehrerbildung / Strategies for Teacher Training

Zur Steigerung von Lehrkompetenzen und Unterrichtsqualität / Concepts for Improving Skills and Quality of Teaching

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Edited By Gerd-Bodo von Carlsburg

Der Band dokumentiert eine Reihe von Beiträgen der XX. Internationalen wissenschaftlichen Konferenz Bildungsreform und Lehrerausbildung, die vom Ministerium für Bildung und Wissenschaft der Republik Litauen, der Litauischen Universität für Bildungswissenschaften in Vilnius (LEU) und der Pädagogischen Hochschule Heidelberg – University of Education gemeinsam veranstaltet wurde. Das Hauptthema der Konferenz waren Bildungs- und Qualitätsstandards der Hochschul- und Schulbildung. Dieses Qualitätsmanagement setzt den Erwerb interaktiver Kompetenzen im Bildungs-, Erziehungs- und Sozialisationsbereich voraus, gewissermaßen als innere Kräfte für Basiskompetenzen, die die Befähigung zu Identität ermöglichen im Hinblick auf die Herausforderungen der Gesellschaft des kommenden Jahrzehnts.

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The Blinding: an Image of Samson in the Old Testament and the Fine Arts (Vytautas Gudonis)

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Vytautas Gudonis The Blinding: an Image of Samson in the Old Testament and the Fine Arts Abstract In a complex world of the twentieth century, the interest in religions, myths is still observed, like in all earlier times. Their function is always the same: to underline particular major values and problems of societal life (Pasaulio religijos, 2007). The Bible, a collection of Christian and Jewish sacred books, the fundamental of their religion and rituals, was and is being inves- tigated by researchers of various areas of interest. Recent archaeological explorations more frequently have proved that characters described in the Bible are not imaginary ones, but rather real people who lived in a certain period. Samson is one of such characters; his image was recreated in both the Bible and the fine arts. Samson was outstanding for his physical power, wild temperament and he highly attracted women. It is supposed that a real historical person was a prototype of this image; he perished due to his weakness for women. According to explanations suggested by exegetes, the image of Samson originates from an ancient deity of the Sun (Krikščionybės ikonografijos žodynas, 1997). Keywords: Samson, the Old Testament, the blinding, the fine arts. 1. An image of Samson in the Bible In the Dictionary of Christian Iconography (Krikščioniškosios ikonografijos žodynas, 1997), Samson is treated as a character of the Old Testament, a famous strong man, an Israeli judge. He is mentioned in the list of twelve judges, after Othniel,...

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