New Directions in Religious Education

New-Directions-in-REThis is an Analysis by Éanna Johnson of the book ‘New Directions in Religious Education’, written by Dr Finola Cunnane, and published by Veritas Publications, 2004. Sr Cunnane is Director of Religious Education in the Diocese of Ferns, and Executive Secretary of the Irish Episcopal Commission on Catechetics. The book expresses the thinking of American scholar Gabriel Moran. The book advocates that Catholic catechesis should be eliminated from the schools and that the state should supply teaching on all religions as equally valid value-systems coming from different human traditions.