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Conflict or Cohesion?

A Critical Discourse on Religion in Education (RiE) and Religion and Education (RaE)

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In this contribution, I want to celebrate our South African diversity and the freedom of thought after 1994. I want to share my thoughts on the journey from being raised and educated in the pre-democratic (apartheid) white Christian National dispensation. I was however since 1982, exposed to the complexities of diversity during study visits abroad. In the 1990s, when I became a lecturer and researcher in post-apartheid South Africa, I experienced the complexity of being a lecturer and researcher in religion in education (RiE).

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  • Public Space
  • Tourist Attraction
  • Critical Thinking Skill
  • Pedagogical Framework
  • Religious Observance

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Avest, I.t. (2012). Conflict or Cohesion?. In: Avest, I.t. (eds) On the Edge: (Auto)biography and Pedagogical Theories on Religious Education. SensePublishers, Rotterdam. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6209-175-7_13

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