Introduction: The forgotten dimensions of religious education

Gert Biesta, Patricia Hannam

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Abstract / Description of output

In this introductory chapter we provide a rationale for the book, focusing on the reason why ‘religion’ and ‘education’ may well be seen as forgotten dimensions in contemporary discussions about religious education. We also provide a brief summary of each chapter to show the main topics and lines of thought of the book.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReligion and Education
Subtitle of host publicationThe Forgotten Dimensions of Religious Education?
EditorsGert Biesta, Patricia Hannam
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9789004446397
ISBN (Print)9789004446380, 9789004446373
Publication statusPublished - 3 Dec 2020

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • education
  • educational aims
  • educational purposes
  • religion
  • religious education

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