5. Towards a Religious Education Otherwise

  1. Anna Strhan

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312360.ch5

Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility

Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility

How to Cite

Strhan, A. (2012) Towards a Religious Education Otherwise, in Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118312360.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118312391

Online ISBN: 9781118312360

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Keywords:

  • ‘Concrete Problems with Spiritual Repercussions’;
  • towards a religious education otherwise;
  • Levinas, disturbing autonomy, on rational argumentation;
  • British schools, and religious education, basic curriculum;
  • phenomenological approach, religious promotion of understanding;
  • conversation in phenomenological interfaith dialogue;
  • Levinas, notions of tolerance as ‘bearing the weight of others’;
  • critical realist model, truth claims for evaluating rationally;
  • privileging judgemental rationality;
  • Levinasian approach, social/historical reality of religion, prioritized in RE

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Religious Education in Britain Today: A Snapshot

  • The Phenomenological Approach

  • The Critical Realist Model

  • Privileging Judgemental Rationality

  • A Religious Education Otherwise?

  • Notes