The Resource Establish the work of our hands : General Church religion lessons, 1940-1990, Sarah Odhner

Establish the work of our hands : General Church religion lessons, 1940-1990, Sarah Odhner

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Establish the work of our hands : General Church religion lessons, 1940-1990
Title
Establish the work of our hands
Title remainder
General Church religion lessons, 1940-1990
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Odhner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study reviews educational initiatives based on Swedenborg's work and their adult religious outcomes, and focuses in depth on General Church Religion Lessons, a program offered by Theta Alpha, a women's collective, and the General Church of the New Jerusalem from 1940 to 1990. -- from Introduction, page 1
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Odhner, Sarah
Degree
(M.A.R.S.)
Dissertation note
  • Thesis
  • Jane Williams-Hogan, PhD, Advisor.
Dissertation year
April 21, 2015
Granting institution
Bryn Athyn College,
Illustrations
charts
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • General Church of the New Jerusalem
  • Thugateres Akademia (Theta Alpha)
  • Education
  • New Jerusalem Church
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Establish the work of our hands : General Church religion lessons, 1940-1990, Sarah Odhner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Word-processed manuscript
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references: pages 173-179
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Swedenborg's concept of the purpose of human life -- 2. Swedenborg's ideas and education in England and America: 1789-present -- 3. Parents, peers, the Church, and religious beliefs -- 4. History of Theta Alpha and the General Church Religion Lessons Program: 1940-1990 -- 5. Changes in women's roles and families in the United States: 1940-1990 -- Presentation of research design and findings of General Church religion lessons -- Conclusion -- Appendices [10] -- Bibliography
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
2 leaves, 179 pages
Other physical details
illustrations (cover illustration, charts, graphs)
Label
Establish the work of our hands : General Church religion lessons, 1940-1990, Sarah Odhner
Publication
Note
Word-processed manuscript
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references: pages 173-179
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Swedenborg's concept of the purpose of human life -- 2. Swedenborg's ideas and education in England and America: 1789-present -- 3. Parents, peers, the Church, and religious beliefs -- 4. History of Theta Alpha and the General Church Religion Lessons Program: 1940-1990 -- 5. Changes in women's roles and families in the United States: 1940-1990 -- Presentation of research design and findings of General Church religion lessons -- Conclusion -- Appendices [10] -- Bibliography
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
2 leaves, 179 pages
Other physical details
illustrations (cover illustration, charts, graphs)

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