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By Stephen Parker, Rob Freathy, Leslie J. Francis

What possibilities and demanding situations are provided to spiritual schooling around the globe by way of the elemental human correct of freedom of faith and trust? To what volume does spiritual schooling facilitate or inhibit ‘freedom of faith’ in colleges? What contribution can spiritual schooling make to freedom within the glossy international? This quantity presents solutions to those and similar questions via drawing jointly a range of the papers added on the 17th consultation of the overseas Seminar on spiritual schooling and Values held in Ottawa in 2010. those reflections from foreign students, drawing upon ancient, theoretical and empirical views, supply insights into the advance of spiritual schooling in a variety of nationwide contexts, from Europe to Canada and South Africa, in addition to illuminating attainable destiny instructions for the topic.

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The United Nations considers Canada the most ethnically diverse nation in the world. Of ficially bilingual, with French and English as its two of ficial languages, in 1971 Canada became of ficially multicultural through an act of Parliament. In contrast to the United States which often describes itself as a cultural ‘melting pot’ Canada speaks of itself as a ‘cultural mosaic’. Freedom of Religion and Publicly Funded Religious Schools in Canada 31 The present ethnic, religious and cultural diversity of Canada is such that one must speak of the religio-cultural preferences and characteristics of many Canadian ethnic groups.

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