STUDY GUIDE Non-presumptive language

 

NON-PRESUMPTIVE LANGUAGE

FORM RELATIONSHIPS:-Study Guide No 2

 

This STUDY GUIDE is designed to stimulate discussion among members of different religions about the use of non-presumptive language.

A diverse range of activities are suggested in the GUIDE.  Selection, sequencing and adaptation of these activities are required to suit local circumstances.  Resources suggested for use in these activities can be found in the Form Relationships/Resources page of this website.

PLENARY

 

  • Show the video clip from the FORM RELATIONSHIPS head page of this website.

  • Hold an open discussion around the injunction at the end of the video presentation - "Watch your language!"

  • Identify and record any significant questions requiring further investigation and discussion in subsequent sessions.

  • Show the video clip in the resource THE SIKH LANGAR and brainstorm around some of the essential aspects of interfaith hospitality.

SMALL GROUPS

 

  • Divide participants into small groups (4/6) and ask the group to elect a facilitator/recorder.

  • Distribute copies of the article TALKING ABOUT RELIGION to all participants and allow time for each individual to read it silently.

  • Each small group to have a discussion on any part(s) of the article deemed important.

  • Groups report back to plenary and identify any questions for further discussion in subsequent sessions.

INDIVIDUAL

 

  • Assist each participant to scroll through the website: www.interfaithinaction.org.au and write down 4/6 short slogans/banners used in the different pages, eg. If no One does.....No One Does. (Home Page)

  • Invite participants to create similar slogans using creative writing and non - presumptive language to highlight aspects of interfaith relationships.

  • Share these through electronic media and/or at subsequent sessions

     

NON-PRESUMPTIVE LANGUAGE

FORM RELATIONSHIPS Study Guide No.2

 

Tags: Religious Education, Interfaith Dialogue, Garth Read

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