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Contextualising the Catholic Religious Education Project

  • Adrian-Mario GellelEmail author
  • Michael T. Buchanan
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Abstract

In an era where globalisation has brought the contemporary world together in previously inconceivable ways, the impetus to find the means to communicate on common ground has contributed to a reorientation towards intercultural and interfaith dialogue. This has also led various policy makers to either implement a policy of a separation of church and state, resulting in either not providing for the teaching of religion in the classroom or the promoting of a multifaith approach in religious education that fosters social conviviality among people of different faiths. Within such a context an edited collection on Global Perspectives on Catholic Religious Education in Schools may appear to be confronting in contemporary times.

Keywords

Catholic Religious Education Reflective Teaching Multilevel Reality Creative Lens Christian Scholars 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Education/Faculty of TheologyUniversity of MaltaMsidaMalta
  2. 2.Faculty of Education and ArtsAustralian Catholic UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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