Morality and "Christian Ethics" at School


  • Eduard Martynyuk
  • Olena Nykytchenko



The modern discourse in Ukraine about teaching religion at school can start with a long-time tale about a driver explaining to passengers that the car will not go for many reasons: the fuel is running out, the engine is not running, there are no ways, and so on. etc. The point of this anecdote is that one of these reasons is sufficient, and it is enough to state other arguments about the impossibility of further movement of the car. And so in the case of religion at school. It is worth mentioning the Constitution of Ukraine, which in the 35 century. emphasizes the separation of schools from the church in order to avoid further discussion of this topic