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Freedom and authority in religions and religious education

Freedom and authority in religions and religious education

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Published by Cassell in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberty -- Religious aspects.,
  • Authority -- Religious aspects.,
  • Religious education.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Brian Gates.
    ContributionsGates, Brian E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.L52 F74 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL736411M
    ISBN 100304324833, 0304324191
    LC Control Number97127171

    Religious texts are texts related to a religious tradition. They differ from literary texts by being a compilation or discussion of beliefs, mythologies, ritual practices, commandments or laws, ethical conduct, spiritual aspirations, and for creating or fostering a religious community. The relative authority of religious texts develops over time and is derived from the ratification, enforcement, and its use across generations. Some religious texts . 5. North Korea. North Korea’s constitution guarantees religious freedom, but this right is far from upheld. The state is officially atheist. Author John Sweeney says the country is “seized by a political religion” and that it considers established religious traditions a threat to state unity and control. North Korea allow for government-sponsored Christian and Buddhist religious.

    Freedom of religion in China is provided for in the Constitution of the People's Republic of China, with an important caveat: the government protects what it calls "normal religious activity," defined in practice as activities that take place within government-sanctioned religious organizations and . Secularism and freedom of religion, in liberal thought, are connected to moral values such as individual autonomy, moral self-determination, freedom of conscience as well as more political ideals such as non-theocratic constitutional democracy, separation of church and state, and non-establishment of the dominant : Cécile Laborde.

    Freedom of religion is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship, and also includes the freedom to change one's religion or beliefs. Freedom of religion is considered by many people and most of the nations to be a fundamental human right. religious tradition other people in the faith community Insight and inspiration can sometimes come from the beliefs, teachings and practices of other religions and from non-religious sources.


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