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Drawing on an immense EU-funded examine undertaking, this e-book examines how religious/secular ideals are shaped in school and within the relations throughout varied eu international locations, providing insights into key coverage matters about the position of faith within the tuition approach and illuminating present debates round faith and multiculturalism.
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The decline in religious identiﬁcation has been particularly steep for the Church of Scotland, whose members tend to be older than those of the other churches. The proportion of those with no religion has been growing rapidly, increasing by 50 per cent between 1975 and 2000. The picture of declining religious identiﬁcation is further supported by Brierley’s (2002) analysis of Church attendance in Scotland. He noted that mass attendance peaked in the 1950s and remained stable for a period of time, declining rapidly from the 1970s onwards.
Mrs McNeil, Catholic, St Patrick’s) Very few husbands and wives had similar outlooks in relation to religion, and on the whole the women appeared to be more devout (this is echoed in Scottish Census data, which reveals a strong association between gender and religion of belonging). Gender differences are reﬂected in the following conversation: Interviewer How important is religion or belief to you compared to other aspects of your identity; nationality or gender and so on? Father I don’t know, you put the question that way, I don’t give it an awfully high importance.
Paris: OECD. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2004) Learning for Tomorrow’s World: First Result from PISA 2003. Paris: OECD. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2007) PISA 2006: Science Competencies for Tomorrow’s World. Paris: OECD. Voas, D. and A. Crockett (2005) ‘Religion in Britain: Neither Believing nor Belonging’, Sociology, 39, 1, 11–28. 3 Religious Education in Primary Schools in Scotland: Consensus or Uneasy Truce? Sheila Riddell, Elisabet Weedon, Linda Ahlgren and Gillean McCluskey Aspects of identity based on religion and belief have increasingly come to be recognized as major forces driving social action.