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Religion and Belief Literacy: Reconnecting a Chain of Learning

Adam Dinham


This book presents a crisis of religion and belief literacy to which education at every level is challenged to respond. As understanding different religions, beliefs and influences becomes increasingly important, the book fills a gap for a resource in bringing together the debates around religious literacy, from theoretical approaches to teaching and policy. The book begins with an overview of religion and belief literacy. Religion and belief literacy is both socialised and learnt. While treated in schools as a discrete and marginalised subject for children, it overlaps with citizenship and se ... More

Keywords: religion, belief literacy, education, religious literacy, belief diversity, religious learning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447344636
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447344636.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adam Dinham, author
Goldsmiths, University of London