Nordidactica: Journal of Humanities and Social Science Education (Aug 2015)

Religious Education, Identity and Nation Building – the Case of Greenland

  • Kathrine Kjærgaard

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 2015, no. 2015:2
pp. 114 – 130


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The article examines the interplay between Religious Education, Identity and Nation-Building in Greenland. Through analysis of different levels of curriculum it is demonstrated that just as Christian Religion was an important part of the early Nation-Building process in Greenland in the 18th century, Inuit Religion is used as an important part of the Nation-Building process today as Greenland moves towards greater independence