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Brelsford, Theodore – Religious Education, 2007
This article proposes a concept of "mythical realism" as a way of understanding important characteristics of religion and orienting religious education. The focus is on beliefs as one central aspect of religion. The author draws on recent cognitive studies in religion to illumine the "counterintuitive" and "mythic" character of religious belief,…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Beliefs, Goal Orientation