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Education - Religious Education
(1,787 words)

Part of Education:

1. Basic Education

2. Philosophy of Education

3. Pedagogy

4. Religious Education

5. Self-Education

1. The notion of religious education is to be seen against the background of the Enlightenment. It is the scientific analysis of the means and methods to be used in religious and moral upbringing. In the ОТ, the bonds by which the Israelites were united to Yahweh, strengthened by their constant confrontation with the history of salvation in the liturgy, held good for all stages of men’s, life. But in …

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Leopold Lentner, “Education - Religious Education”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 23 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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