Intercultural Religious Education (Bursa Sample)


In this paper, the attitude of intercultural religious education in Turkey is discussed. All religions have set some promises for human beings and the promise of a happier life. Shared values play a significant role in establishing close ties and good relations with the people of various intellectual and religious backgrounds. Programs of religious education and religious educators have roles in ensuring peace and tolerance between the followers of different religions and contributing to universal peace. These roles are, in general,to take into consideration the values of different religions, to introduce them objectively and to be respectful to different faiths. Pre service religious educators are experiencing different cultures. There are several international companies and their workers, international students and immigrants especially from Syria in Bursa. They have courses theoretically about intercultural education. Since religious educators has important role intercultural understanding, this article has been prepared. Students were intervieved, observed. Datas were analysed by descriptive analysis method.

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Mehmet Şanver, Uludağ University, Turkey

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Conference: ECERP2016
Stream: Religion - Religion and Peace Studies

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