Theo-Web. Academic Journal of Religious Education 17 (2018), V.2, 7-25

Religious education from a biographical perspective - an opening of fields for religious education

Seen from the perspective of both, Religious Pedagogy and staff flexible teaching Religious Education in schools, religious learning is to be understood as a lifelong process taking place at a range of different learning venues like family, parish, school and media. The paper looks into recent research concerning this idea and its realization in practice by carrying out a SWOT-analysis. Beyond that, it stresses the distinction between empirical research about life lines on the one hand and theological reflection on biography on the other hand.

biography, biographical imperative, course of life, learning venues, transformation

Theo-Web. Academic Journal of Religious Education 17 (2018), V.2