Category: Religion – Religion and Education


Buddhist Perspective on Economics

Teachings on economics is not taught by the Buddha in a certain, separate discourse (sutta), area and time or it is neither systematized in a separate portion nor it could be found in one place in the Pali canon. However, Buddhist teachings (Buddhasasana) on economics which is lofty, universal, excellent, beautiful, educative for any society


Albrecht Dürer’s Large Passion: Art, History, and Theology

This presentation analyzes a series of woodcuts collectively entitled the Large Passion (of Christ), which the German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer created between 1496 and 1511. The Passion illustrates the biblical story of Jesus Christ’s betrayal, trial, and crucifixion. The presentation explores various artistic, religious, and philosophical contexts that affected Dürer’s imagery. The artist’s identification


Chinese Buddhist Monk’s Autobiography as Model of Living: Master Yin Shun’s Active and Passive Following of the “Flow”

Autobiography, a self-written narrative normally documenting one’s own life, seems to work on a concept of self which is completely contradictory to one of the core Buddhist beliefs: the “self” is an illusion. It is therefore interesting to examine and review an example of a Buddhist monk’s autobiography, to analyse how the concept of the


The Collective Role of Religion & Education in Promoting the Power in Man: The Legacy of Swami Vivekananda

The indissoluble linkage between the Religion and Education, as suggested long years back by Swami Vivekananda, a great religious teacher and an eminent educationalist of India, is perhaps the only way to combat the present and gradual degradations of human lives on earth. For him, education is nothing but religion and religion is the pure


Listening to the Powerless Religious Education for Adults with Severely Intellectual Disabilities: A Case Study

The fact that they cannot speak for themselves without intensive support has made individuals with severe intellectual disabilities become one the most powerless segment in a population. The status of their participation in religious educational programmes organized by local churches is sometimes ambiguous and problematic. With parental request, they could be invited to partake in