Head of science: theology contributes to the spiritual education of today’s youth

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Theological education will contribute to the spiritual education of today’s youth, the head of VAK Vladimir Filippov.

Earlier, the Minister of education and science Olga Vasilyeva reported that the Ministry of justice signed a decree on the recognition of Russian scientific degrees in theology. The Minister also stated the need to strengthen Russia’s departments of theology.

«I want to say that in the field of theological education, the main direction is the direction associated with education, particularly in the spiritual education of today’s youth,» said Filippov, speaking at the first scientific conference «Theology in the educational space.»

In his speech, Filippov noted that the law «On education» has kept the definition of the concept of education as education and training, and, according to him, in the first place is education.

Theology recognized as an academic discipline by the Higher attestation Commission (HAC) in 2015. In 2016, made possible the protection of works on the subject, when was the dissertation and expert advice.

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