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Diane L. Moore
Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies and Education and Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions
- MDiv, Harvard Divinity School
- DMin, Episcopal Divinity School
- PhD, Union Theological Seminary
Diane L. Moore pursues research interests in the public understanding of religion through education from a cultural studies lens. Her current focus is on the intersections of religion, ecology, and human rights. She is also interested in the relationship among religion, the arts, and social change. She is the director of the Religious Literacy Project and serves on the editorial boards of the journals Religion and Education and the British Journal of Religious Education. She was chair of the American Academy of Religion's Task Force on Religion in the Schools, which conducted a three-year initiative to establish guidelines for teaching about religion in K-12 public schools. She also was director of the Program in Religious Studies and Education at HDS. Her book Overcoming Religious Illiteracy: A Cultural Studies Approach to the Study of Religion in Secondary Education was published by Palgrave in 2007. She was one of two professors chosen by Harvard Divinity School students as 2005-06 HDS Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Moore also teaches at Phillips Andover Academy, in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. She is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Current and Future Courses
- Overcoming Religious Illiteracy: A Cultural Studies Approach to the Study of Religion in Secondary Education (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) Publisher page
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