Contemporary Views on Comparative Religion - In Celebration of Tim Jensen’s 65th Birthday - Peter Antes

Contemporary Views on Comparative Religion - In Celebration of Tim Jensen’s 65th Birthday - Peter Antes

22. Teaching the Secular Moral Code in French State Schools: The Debate Between Providing an Upbringing and Providing an Education From the French Revolution to Our Time

Contemporary Views on Comparative Religion - In Celebration of Tim Jensen’s 65th Birthday - Peter Antes

Valentine Zuber
Sorbonne

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Since the French Revolution, every French government has wanted to structure a state system of school that instructs pupils and educates citizens. In this paper I discuss how the debate between providing an upbringing and providing an education still continues. The debate ranges from Republican catechism to education in civics, and from teaching a secular moral code to the secular teaching of a moral education

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Zuber, Valentine . 22. Teaching the Secular Moral Code in French State Schools: The Debate Between Providing an Upbringing and Providing an Education From the French Revolution to Our Time. Contemporary Views on Comparative Religion - In Celebration of Tim Jensen’s 65th Birthday. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 283-296 Feb 2016. ISBN 9781781791394. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=28109. Date accessed: 09 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.28109. Feb 2016

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