publication . Article . 2019

The Need and Interest of Adults in Religious Education

Walulik, Anna; Zelek, Grzegorz; Bach, Mariola;
Open Access English
  • Published: 19 Apr 2019 Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of School Education (issn: 2543-8409, eissn: 2543-7585, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Educational Sciences at Jesuit University Ignatianum in Kraków
Abstract
Adults indicate their needs and interest in religious content in a variety of ways. They express a conviction that adult religious education should not be limited to catechesis and look for such forms that correspond to their needs and expectations. One of them is the Bible Correspondence Course (BCC). This form of adult religious education has been present in Poland for over 20 years, and in Austria even longer. The Course not only attracts growing interest amongst adults but also meets their expectations and brings (often unexpected) results. By analysing the motives for the participation in the BCC one can see that this form of adult education is a significan...
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