Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education

  • Marion H. Larson
  • Sara L. H. Shady


As educators, we seek to prepare students for a healthy and productive life in the contemporaryworld. Given the reality of religious diversity in this world, this paper offers two suggestions.First, the classroom should be utilized as a space where students can better understand theirown views on spirituality as well as build bridges that enable meaningful interaction with otherswho hold views on spirituality that are different from their own. Second, in order to facilitateencounters with diverse beliefs, trust must be cultivated in the classroom, making it possible forstudents to learn about and interact hospitably with religious others.
How to Cite
LARSON, Marion H.; SHADY, Sara L. H.. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 54, may 2015. ISSN 2166-2681. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 jan. 2021.


educators; Faith