• Prof. Nadia Andreica Colegiul Național “Vasile Lucaciu”, Baia Mare, Romania
Keywords: morality, moral education, faith, living the faith


The Concept of Moral Education - Learning and Living the Faith.

Morality refers to a system of norms and rules which regulate the behavior of the human subject according to certain values (honesty, fairness, sincerity, helpfulness), values widely shared at the level of a society. Moral education is that dimension of education through which the character is founded and developed as a relational-value side of the  personality, respectively of the conscience and moral conduct of the human subject. To the formation of conscience and moral conduct contribute in various ways and degrees conjugated, simultaneous or sequential, systematic or sporadic actions of multiple factors, of which can be mentioned: school, family, group of friends, church and the mass-  media. Faith is the premise from which all religious life and all human progress begins in the process of knowing God, contemplating God, and accepting divinity in our lives. Faith helps us to live a life in accordance with the values promoted by both religion and moral education. The religious sentiment was reflected in the ideologies and religious  forms found in all primitive peoples and then in the ancient ones. People have to accept religion, no matter what it may be Christian, Buddhist, Islamic, etc., as a form of communication with the supreme power. Faith, a rational procession that descends into the heart, and here, I perceive the heart as a symbol of feeling and experience, is an  epistemological journey but also an internal war, a struggle for inclusion and acceptance, understanding and spiritual experience, which unfolds throughout life.

„Faith is the free consent of the soul.” - Saint Anthony the Great


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How to Cite
Andreica, P. N. (2023). CONCEPTUL DE EDUCAȚIE MORALĂ – ÎNVĂȚAREA ȘI TRĂIREA CREDINȚEI. Journal for Freedom of Conscience (Jurnalul Libertății De Conștiință), 10(3), 52-60.