Religion: Help or hindering Moral Judgment


Help or hindering Moral Judgment


  • Jim Thomas Indiana University Nortwest, USA



Moral Development


The goal of helping students to become ethical citizens is a concern of college educators. There have been a number of factors, which seem to contribute to this goal. Religious inclination is one factor that researchers have considered. We would expect religious people to be highly ethical. However, research suggests that is not the case. In fact, some research suggests that religion can inhibit moral growth. In most cases, religiosity negatively affected moral development.  


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Thomas, J. (2018). Religion: Help or hindering Moral Judgment. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 6(8), 112–132.


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