Alma Mater
ISSN 1026-955X
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Lecturing in religious culture at secondary school

A.B. Izyumsky

UDC (075)271


A.B. Izyumsky is Cand.Sci. (History), doc. at GBU DPO RO RIPK & PPRO e-mail:


Presented is critical analysis of broad number of school text-books on principals of religious cultures (spiritual-moral cultures of Russian nations) for middle classes of secondary schools. Special attention by the author is being oriented on numerous conjectures, distortions and fabrications in factuality, containing in these text-books. Exposing these shortcomings, the author reflects upon the problem, how far such text-books might be adaptive for breeding school persons in objective perception of religious culture.

Key words: religious culture, orthodox culture, fundamentals of spiritual moral cultures of Russian nations, objective perception of religious culture.