RELIGION, EDUCATION, and RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Reynante S. Tagum MAEd-GC
Religion, Education and Religious Education EDUCATION RELIGIONSecular/Secularism Morals/Morality Religious Education
Education - mature life - improvement of human life - make us better people
Religion-belief concerning thesupernatural, sacred, or divine;and the moral codes, practices,values, institutions and ritualsassociated with such belief.
Morals/Morality- concerned with the judgmentof the goodness or badnessof human action and character.- universal ethical principle
Secular- pertaining to worldly things orto things that are not regardedas religious, spiritual, or sacred.
Religious Education - Education is an essential part of religion. Religious education would be a special sort of education, like moral education, aesthetic education, and mathematical education.
Religious Education - To initiate a pupil into mathematics, science and history is to bring him into contact with the Divine Purpose as revealed in the world.
Religious Education - If to be educated involves initiation into all the forms of knowledge, then religion is one of those forms, education requires its inclusion as a matter of necessity.
Religious Education The way of understanding – giving of information and improvement of understanding. Takes religion and its works as empirical matters and seeks to give an understanding of how they came to be as they are. Comparative religious studies both on intellectual and social grounds.
Religious Education The way of commitment – religious education aimed at securing commitment runs very close to indoctrination, the teaching of uncheckable propositions by authority.
Religious Education- The teacher could try to developed inthe child a religious consciousness, bygetting him/her to understand how lifelooked to, say the Hebrew prophets, toJesus, to St. Francis, to Buddha or toMohammed.
Religious Education- This would help to provideperspectives on the world whichwould be necessary before anyonecould really be in a position to chooseto commit him/herself, or not to anyparticular religion.
Religious Education- Ang lahat ng pag-aaral ay kailangannakatuon sa ultimate purpose nito –ang makilala ang Diyos. (Molmisa, 2011)
Religious EducationWhat we can learn from religion? -Ritualistic side of religion -Moralistic side of religion -Communal side of religion -Rich culture and traditions -Religious art -Oratory