The Study of Religions and Religion in Denmark | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
Volume 61, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 2542-6583
  • E-ISSN: 2590-3268


In this article, Tim Jensen, himself a former teacher of in the Danish Grammar School (1981-1995), outlines the history of , a non-confessional obligatory subject in the Danish Grammar School, as well as of the history of its now very close relations to the academic study of religions. Following the historical outline, Jensen draws a picture of the current aims and contents of and of the related university study programmes. Finally, he briefly discusses other formal and less formal ‘intersections’.


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