CAN RELIGION TRANSFORM HUMAN BEHAVIOUR? A REVIEW OF IMPACTS OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES ON MORAL DEVELOPMENT IN KENYA

  • GEORGE OUMA OCHOLA Rongo University, Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, Rongo, Kenya

Abstract

Over the last decades, a question of whether religion affect moral development, has been in the minds of many people. Despite the fact that one can discern right and wrong, good and but even without becoming religious, the role of religious studies in moral development should not be over emphasized. Some characters of the current youth need modification especially when they are still going to school. The world outside school is nowadays characterized by corruption, terrorism, wickedness, drunkenness among other vices. If left untamed and un-oriented to religious beliefs, then school products might be disaster to the societies. The study used document analysis to determine the role of religion in human life; assess the relationship between religious studies and development of human morals and evaluate the extent religious awareness affect the morality. The study relied heavily on the already published literature that we reviewed for the relevant information that was needed.

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Published
2018-10-12
How to Cite
OCHOLA, G. (2018). CAN RELIGION TRANSFORM HUMAN BEHAVIOUR? A REVIEW OF IMPACTS OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES ON MORAL DEVELOPMENT IN KENYA. International Journal of Religious Studies, 6(2). Retrieved from http://fssh-journal.org/index.php/jrs/article/view/31