Tag Archives: belief

CFP Deadline: Oct. 15, Symposium on Sacred and Secular: Faith and Formation, UK

[ October 7, 2014 to October 15, 2014. ] FaithXChange will hold a free one-day January 16, 2015 symposium on ‘How do religion and belief inform how we do politics, policy and practice?’

The last twenty years has seen a vast array of research invested in understanding and measuring the resources provided by religion and belief in the public sphere: people, networks, buildings. The implication [...]

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Jan 8 UK Symposium: Sacred or Secular: Politics, Policy, Practice.

[ January 8, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Religion and belief are now widely recognized in the public sphere, but not fully comprehended in terms of politics, policy and practice. These spheres are still framed by an older, secular context, which now seems unsuitable.

Exploring these issues will be the Symposium on “Sacred or Secular: Politics, Policy, Practice,” which will take place at Goldsmiths, [...]

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Religious literacy in schools could solve tough problems

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Shinto Fire Festival

Presenter Reverend Peter Owen-Jones observes a Shinto Oto Matsuri Fire Festival in Shingu, Japan. He talks with some of the participants as they cleanse themselves in the cold waters of the sea, as they prepare their torches adorned with personal wishes and prayers, and as they walk up to a local shrine above the city. [...]

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National Qualifications: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies

This site has a large selection of teaching materials related to certain religions and topics related to religion/beliefs. The teaching materials are labeled according to levels: intermediate 1, intermediate 2, higher, and advanced higher.
Subjects covered include World Religions, various subjects related to Christianity, the Existence of God, Nature of Belief, Religion and the Social [...]

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Faith and Belief

The Channel 4 Faith and Belief site contains information about the different religions and their festivals. It also includes a map over the spread of religion across the globe. It explains the history of the many religions, as well as the debates and controversies linked to conflicts in coexistence. The site is very good for [...]

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Religion, BBC

The BBC, religion site contains much information of up to 80 different faiths. Here can be found the background information and history of these religions, but the site also holds links to religion in the news. Links to podcasts and videos from Religion and Ethics from BBC News, can also be located. It is a [...]

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World Religions and Beliefs,

From this webpage, by Diversiton you can easily learn more about religion, the history, holy days and practices. The site seeks to take an inclusive approach by reflecting as many traditions, philosophies and beliefs as practical. It also includes an update on festivals and holidays. The site also has a handy glossary, which is a [...]

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National Qualifications Curriculum Support: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies – Morality in the Modern World: Sikhism

The materials cover Sikh morality and guiding moral principles and Sikh viewpoints on all the optional moral issues in the Morality in the Modern World Units. They are presented in the form of student information sheets and should be used in conjunction with other student information packs in the Morality in the Modern World series [...]

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National Policy on Religion and Education: South Africa

The policy covers the different aspects of Religious Education, Religious Instruction and Religious Observances, and is applicable in all South African public schools.
The policy specifies the contents of Religion Education, which is the curricular program for religious education. It describes the clear and age-appropriate educational aims and objectives, for teaching and learning about religions, and [...]

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