The contribution proposes an analysis on a subject that, today, appears more controversial than ever and full of ideas for reflection for the pedagogical world: the religion. This will be done through a reference to the theoretical contribution of John Dewey, who, presenting the terminology difference between the word "religion" and "religiousness", has disseminated the idea of a secular religion, whose values, transcending the boundaries of multiple religious confessions, can be fulfilled by all, contributing to the realization of democratic society. The deweyan approach will be compared to that of Aldo Capitini who, in a similar way to the American thinker, has promoted a form of secular religion that he called "open" and consists of values such as coexistence and nonviolence, able to stimulate what can be considered an evolution of deweyan democratic society: omnicracy.
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|