Global citizenship, cultural citizenship and world religions in religion education

OUTPUT TYPE: Monograph (Book)
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2002
TITLE AUTHOR(S): D.Chidester
KEYWORDS: CITIZENSHIP, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES, RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY, RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Web link: http://www.hsrcpublishers.ac.za/full_title_info.asp?id=1976
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2559

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Abstract

An examination of the reasons for studying religion and religions and the necessity for educator, student, administrative or parental involvement in the process of teaching and learning about religious diversity. In this essay, Chidester tests one possible answer to these questions: namely, citizenship, and suggests that the study of religion, religions and religious diversity can usefully be brought into conversation with recent research on new formations of citizenship