Reclaiming the sacred common ground of Jewish-Muslim experiences of education

Authored by: Moshe Sokolow , Matthew L. N. Wilkinson

The Routledge Handbook of Muslim–Jewish Relations

Print publication date:  June  2016
Online publication date:  June  2016

Print ISBN: 9780415645164
eBook ISBN: 9781315675787
Adobe ISBN: 9781317383215


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It is axiomatic that education is both political and philosophical-theological activity. It is political in that any human grouping prepares its young and, to a lesser degree, its mature members either to replicate and/or to transform its received knowledge and customs. It is philosophical-theological in that all educational processes rest upon shared assumptions, articulated and unarticulated, about the nature of the world, the self and their Source (or lack of It).

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