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A Jewish Educational Approach to
Religious Pluralism


Religious pluralism is a global reality, and given the effect of worldwide communications
on people’s lived experience, it is also a local reality regardless of the actual demographics
in any one given area. How we approach the question of religion and belief literacy is
inextricably linked with how we approach the opportunities and risks associated with
religious pluralism. Taking the definition of Diane Moore which has been adopted by the
American Academy of Religion, “religious literacy entails the ability to discern and analyze
the fundamental intersections of religion and social/political/cultural life through
multiple lenses”.

Here you can read the whole article written by Robin Sclafani, CEJI’s director, and published in “Religious Literacy, Law and History: Perspectives on European Pluralist Societies”.