25 June 2015
This pamphlet arises from the research and debate carried out by the Westminster Faith Debates and the Religion and Society Research programme which gave rise to them. It calls for a re-examination of how religion and belief are taught in British schools. While it isn't primarily interested in radicalisation there is a common understanding that religious education is an important part of the school curriculum in preventing certain kinds of religious extremism. This pamphlet acknowledges that and in particular in pages 45-50 outlines benefits to preventing radicalisation and building community-cohesion through a re-working of the way religious education (RE) is taught in schools.
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