Spiritual literacy and tacit knowledge
Taggart, G. (2002) Spiritual literacy and tacit knowledge. Journal of Beliefs and Values, 23 (1). pp. 7-17. ISSN 1469-9362
To link to this item DOI: 10.1080/13617670220125638
This article represents a critique of the 'spiritual literacy' approach to spiritual education developed by Andrew Wright (e.g. 2000a), with particular reference to the inclusion of Michael Polanyi's theory of 'tacit knowledge'. Wright's assessment of the current state of religious education is summarised and his proposed method is outlined. Polanyi's ideas are then described and assessed for their compatibility with the 'spiritual literacy' approach.
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