In Cooperation with Sedef Sertkan and Zsófia Windisch
Edited By Ednan Aslan and Margarete Rausch
I I -MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS, SECULARISM AND ISLAMIC EDUCATIONIN THE WEST
- I I - M U S L I M I M M I G R A N TS, S E C U L A R I S M A N D I S L A M I C E D U C AT I O N I N T H E W E ST 83 Eileen M. Daily Ca t h o l i c Re l i g i o u s E d u ca t i o n i n t h e S e c u l a r S o c i e t y o f t h e U n i t e d S ta t e s A B ST R A C T This paper describes the Catholic experience of religious education in the United States as a point of comparison for Islamic education in Eu- rope. It traces the immigrant history of Catholicism in the US, considers the impact of the US Constitution on religious institutions and on citi- zens, explores the tension and the cooperation between religious institu- tions and secular society, and identifies some of the problems facing the Catholic Church today in relation to the US secular society. I N T RO D U C T I O N All religious organizations are immersed in a largely secular society in the US as in Europe. The secular society has a powerful formative effect on the members of the society often in ways that are antithetical...
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