Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

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Professor Mark Pike's Publications


  • Pike MA, Onversneden Onderwijs ([n.pub.], 2015)

  • Pike MA, Ethical English Teaching and Learning in English as Spiritual, Moral and Religious Education (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014)

  • Pike MA, Mere Education: C.S. Lewis as Teacher for our Time (Lutterworth Press, 2013)

  • Halstead MJ, Pike MA, Citizenship and Moral Education: values in action (Routledge Falmer, 2006), vi,199p

  • Pike MA, Spirituality, Literature and Literacy-Special Issue of the Internatioanl Journal of Children's Spirituality, 2 (Cerfax Publishing Taylor and Francis Group, 2004), 9

  • Pike MA, Teaching Secondary English (Paul Chapman Publications, 2003), 224p

Journal articles

  • Pike MA, Lickona T, Nesfield V, ‘Narnian Virtues: C.S. Lewis as Character Educator’, Journal of Character Education, 11.1 (2015)
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/102175/

  • Pike MA, ‘C.S.Lewis: Christian Educator for a Post-Christian Era’, Sehnsucht - The C.S. Lewis Journal, Vol7/8 (2014), 63-88

  • Pike MA, ‘Towards an Ethical Ecology of International Service Learning’, Journal of Curriculum Studies, iFirst (2012), 1-25
    DOI: 10.1080/00220272.2012.675354

  • Pike MA, ‘The value of christian-ethos schooling for secular students’, Journal of Research on Christian Education, 20.2 (2011), 138-154
    DOI: 10.1080/10656219.2011.590728

  • Pike MA, ‘Reading research on core values, Christian ethos and school transformation at England's most improved academy: a reply to Bragg, Allington, Simmons and Jones’, OXFORD REVIEW OF EDUCATION, 37.4 (2011), 567-570
    DOI: 10.1080/03054985.2011.604954

  • Pike MA, ‘Reading research on core values, Christian ethos and school transformation’, Oxford Review of Education 2011

  • Pike MA, ‘Ethical English Teaching and Citizenship Education: Promoting Democratic Values or the Tao?’, Changing English: studies in culture and education 2011

  • Pike MA, ‘Christian schooling for secular students’, Journal of Research in Christian Education 2011, 1-17

  • Pike MA, ‘Developing as an Ethical English Teacher: Valuing the Personal and Poetic in Professional Learning’, ENGL EDUC-UK, 45.3 (2011), 224-235
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1754-8845.2011.01104.x

  • Pike MA, ‘International Journal of Children's Spirituality(Editorship)’, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 9.2 (2010)

  • Pike MA, ‘A tale of two schools: comparing and contrasting Jacobus Fruytier Scholengemeenschap in the Netherlands and Bradford Christian School in England’, Journal of Beliefs & Values: Studies in Religion & Education, 31.2 (2010), 181-190

  • Pike MA, ‘Christianity and character education: faith in core values?’, J BELIEFS VALUES, 31.3 (2010), 311-321
    DOI: 10.1080/13617672.2010.521008

  • Pike MA, ‘Transaction and transformation at Trinity: private sponsorship, core values and Christian ethos at England's most improved academy’, OXFORD REV EDUC, 36.6 (2010), 749-765
    DOI: 10.1080/03054985.2010.510625

  • Pike MA, ‘Faith schools in the twenty-first century’, EDUC REV, 62.2 (2010), 243-245

  • Pike MA, ‘Religious freedom and rendering to Caesar: reading democratic and faith-based values in curriculum, pedagogy and policy’, OXFORD REV EDUC, 35.2 (2009), 133-146
    DOI: 10.1080/03054980802643256

  • Pike MA, ‘The Emmanuel Schools Foundation: Sponsoring transformation in England’s most improved academy’, Management in Education, 23.3 (2009), 139-144

  • Pike MA, ‘Judeo-Christian Sources of Character Education: Learning from England's Most Academically Improved Academy’, Journal of Research in Character Education, 7.1 (2009), 25-40

  • Pike MA, ‘Faith in citizenship? On teaching children to believe in liberal democracy’, BRIT J RELIG EDUC, 30.2 (2008), 113-122
    DOI: 10.1080/01416200701830947

  • Pike MA, ‘Reading the signs of the times: semiotic engagement for ethical learning?’, Journal of Curriculum Studies, ed. by Westbury I, 40.4 (2008), 541-550
    DOI: 10.1080/00220270801953228

  • Pike MA, ‘Values and visibility: the implementation and assessment of citizenship education in schools’, EDUC REV, 59.2 (2007), 215-229
    DOI: 10.1080/00131910701255020

  • Pike MA, ‘Transactional Reading as Spiritual Investment’, Journal of Education and Christian Belief, 11.2 (2007), 83-89

  • Pike MA, ‘The state and citizenship education in England: a curriculum for subjects or citizens?’, J CURRICULUM STUD, 39.4 (2007), 471-489
    DOI: 10.1080/00220270701230370

  • Pike MA, ‘From Beliefs to Skills: The secularization of literacy and the moral education of citizens’, Journal of Beliefs and Values - studies in religion and education, 27.3 (2006), 281-289

  • Pike MA, ‘Measuring the Inner Light: Assessing Creativity and Spirituality in English’, The Use of English, 57.3 (2006), 214-222

  • Pike MA, ‘The Challenge of Christian Schooling in Secular Society’, Journal of Research on Christian Education, 13.2 (2005), 149-166

  • Pike MA, ‘Citizenship Education and Faith Schools: What should children in Christian schools understand and appreciate about a liberal and secular society?’, Journal of Education & Christian Belief, 9.1 (2005), 35-46

  • Pike MA, ‘Aesthetic Teaching’, Journal of Aesthetic Education, 38.2 (2004), 20-37
    DOI: 10.1353/jae.2004.0020

  • Pike MA, ‘Well-being through reading: drawing upon literacy and literature in children's spiritual education’, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 9.2 (2004), 155-162
    DOI: 10.1080/1364436042000234350

  • Pike MA, ‘Spirituality, Literature and Literacy - Special Issue’, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 9.2 (2004), 1-x
    DOI: 10.1080/1364436042000234350

  • Pike MA, ‘From personal to social transaction: A model of aesthetic reading in the classroom’, Journal of Aesthetic Education, 37.2 (2003), 61-72
    DOI: 10.1353/jae.2003.0018

  • Pike MA, ‘The canon in the classroom: students' experiences of texts from other times’, J CURRICULUM STUD, 35.3 (2003), 355-370
    DOI: 10.1080/0022027032000047047

  • Pike MA, ‘The canon in the classroom: students' experiences of texts from other times’, Journal of Curriculum Studies, 35.3 (2003), 355-370
    DOI: 10.1080/00220270305529

  • Pike MA, ‘On Being in English Teaching: a time for Heidegger?’, Changing English, 10.1 (2003), 91-99
    DOI: 10.1080/1358684032000055154

  • Pike MA, ‘The Bible and the reader's response’, Journal of Education and Christian Belief, 7.1 (2003), 37-51

  • Pike MA, ‘From the picture to the diagram? literacy and English teaching’, Use of English 2003, 211-216

  • Pike MA, ‘Belief as an Obstacle to Reading: the case of the Bible?’, Journal of Beliefs & Values, 24.2 (2003), 155-163

  • Pike MA, ‘The Bible and the Reader's Response’, Journal of Education & Christian Belief, 7.1 (2003), 37-52

  • Pike MA, ‘Action research for English Teaching: ideology, pedagogy and personal growth’, Educational Action Research, 10.1 (2002), 27-44
    DOI: 10.1080/09650790200200176

  • Pike MA, ‘The most wanted text in the West: Rewards Offered for Reading the Bible as Literature’, Use of English, 54.1 (2002), 29-42

  • Pike MA, ‘Aesthetic Distance and the Spiritual Journey: education for morally and spiritually significant events across the art and literature curriculum’, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 7.1 (2002), 9-21
    DOI: 10.1080/13644360220117550

  • Pike MA, ‘Adolescents as Active Readers’, Topic, 26.12 (2001)

  • Pike MA, ‘Spirituality, Morality and Poetry’, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 5.2 (2000), 177-191

  • Pike MA, ‘Pupils' Poetics’, Changing English, 7.1 (2000), 45-54

  • Pike MA, ‘Keen Readers: adolescents and pre-twentieth century poetry’, Educational Review, 52.1 (2000), 13-28

  • Pike MA, ‘Boys, Poetry and the Individual Talent’, English in Education, 34.3 (2000), 41-55

  • Pike MA, ‘Reading the Writer, Reading the Reader: Pre-Twentieth Century Poetry in the English Literature Examination’, Use of English, 51.1 (1999), 41-52


  • Pike MA, ‘Values, ethics and citizenship education’, in Debates in Citizenship Education ([n.pub.], 2013), 181-193
    DOI: 10.4324/9780203597101

  • Pike MA, ‘Ethics and Citizenship Education’, in Debates in Citizenship Education, ed. by Arthur J (London: Routledge, 2011)

  • Pike MA, ‘Human Rights, Citizenship and Religious Education’, in Debates in Religious Education (London: Routledge, 2011)

  • Pike MA, ‘Reading and Responding to Biblical Texts in a Christian School: aesthetic distance and the spiritual journey’, in Spiritual Education – literary, empirical and pedagogic approaches, ed. by Ota C (2005: Brighton, Sussex Academic Press, [n.d.])


  • Pike MA, English in the New Vocational Diplomas: An Analysis of Principal Learning, ([n.pub.], 2007)

  • Pike MA, Trainee teachers teaching texts from other times, (University of Leeds, 2005)

  • Pike MA, ESRC Report AH/F007981/1 Faith in Students - Believing in Christian-Ethos Schools, (2008: [n.pub.], [n.d.])

  • Pike MA, An Analysis of Principal Learning in 3 Accredited Specifications for the Creative and Media Specialised Diploma, (2007: [n.pub.], [n.d.])

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