Understanding the Religions and Worldviews of Others: the Alliance of Civilization’s Goals and the Interpretive Approach

Robert Jackson’s presentation at the second Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, in Istanbul 2009. In his presentation, Jackson concentrates on education about religious diversity with a special emphasis on the relationship between the interpretive approach and tolerance/respect.

“If we set out to educate people about religions, then there are some basic principles which need to be followed in devising appropriate methods for learning and teaching. One methodology which uses such principles is the interpretive approach”.