First published in 1966. The author examines the problems which face the teacher of Religious Education at the time of widespread doubt. He reviews studies of the formation of religious beliefs and attitudes in the young, and suggest a new strategy for the subject, whereby at each stage of education the teacher has a definite but limited aim, appropriate to the children with whom they have to teach.
General Editor’s Introduction; 1. The Legal Position and its Assumptions 2. The Theological and Social Background 3. How Children Think About Religion 4. Aims in Religious Education 5. The Bible in Religious Education 6. The Strategy of Religious Education; Suggestions for Further Reading
The volumes in this set, originally published between 1965 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of religious education and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine the teaching of world faiths in schools, religious education in both primary and secondary schools, and the teaching of morality. This set will be of particular interest to students of Education and Religious Studies