A qualitative study about transmission of religious issues

Öneren Şendil Ç., Kucukertan N. O.

Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), CYPRUS, 8 - 11 February 2012, vol.47, pp.913-917 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 47
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.756
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.913-917
  • Keywords: Religion education, religion transmission, psychological outcomes, qualitative study, GUILT, DEPRESSION, SYMPTOMS, GOD
  • TED University Affiliated: No


Throughout the childhood, with the help of social, familial and educational agencies, together with views about self and outer world, an individual acquires religious perspective. The purpose of this qualitative study is to discover the individuals' constructions of current life experiences, related psychological outcomes and emotions based on the religion education process. University students in Ankara, were interviewed about their current and past life experiences on religion education process. Findings of this study are thought to point out the importance of parents' and educational agencies' religion education practices in relation to individuals' current life experiences and psychological outcomes. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Dr. Huseyin Uzunboylu