How can religious education deal with the tension between normativity and moralization in times of the environmental crisis?

  • Ethical learning is always a challenge in Religious Education, especially in the field of sustainability and eco-justice. Here, the tension between the normativ orientation towards autonomy and freedom in the tradition of the enlightment, on the one hand, and the danger of Moralisation as a way of overpowering the students in a destructive way is very demanding. Methodologically referring on theoretical concepts and situated in the German context where Religious education is an ordinary subject in school, this paper elaborates on this tension and develops a category which allows us to deal with it in in a critical and productive way.

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Author:Bernhard GrümmeORCiDGND
Parent Title (English):Scriptura
Subtitle (English):A proposal
Publisher:Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service
Place of publication:Stellenbosch
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2024/03/20
Date of first Publication:2023/09/12
Publishing Institution:Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universitätsbibliothek
Tag:Open Access Fonds
Education; Ethical learning; Sustainability
Issue:1, Artikel 2134
First Page:2134-1
Last Page:2134-10
Article Processing Charge funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and the Open Access Publication Fund of Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
Institutes/Facilities:Lehrstuhl für Religionspädagogik und Katechetik
Dewey Decimal Classification:Religion / Religion, Religionsphilosophie
open_access (DINI-Set):open_access
faculties:Evangelisch-Theologische Fakultät
Licence (English):License LogoCreative Commons - CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 - Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International