Coulby, D (2008) 'Intercultural education: religion, knowledge and the limits of postmodernism.' Intercultural Education, 19 (4). pp. 305-314. ISSN 1467-5986

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This paper commences with an examination of some of the destructive aspects of religion, past and present. Against this it sets the knowledge and tolerance advocated in the Enlightenment. It goes on to consider the current role of religion in some school systems. It concludes by considering the challenge that the institutionalization of religion in schools poses to intercultural education and to postmodernity.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: enlightenment; science; modernity; postmodernity
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Institute for Education
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2013 13:22
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