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.
- Author : Linda Woodhead and Charles Clarke
- Date : 2015
- Publisher : Westminster Faith Debates
- Place : Lancaster University
- Link : http://faithdebates.org.uk/research/