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Mormonism and education
- Does the Church Educational System (CES) insists that gospel learning takes precedence over secular learning?
- Does the level of activity in the Church decrease as educational level increases?
See also: Citations to the critical sources for these claims
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Reconciling education with belief
- Education and belief—
I've heard that increasing education leads to decreased faith or religious practice. How do Mormons fare in this instance? (Link)
Critics charge that as a person becomes more educated, that they are more likely to become inactive or leave the Church. In order to avoid this, it is claimed that the Church Educational Systems (CES) deliberately promotes Gospel learning over secular learning.
Does higher education lead to disbelief?
Does CES demote the value of education among Church members?
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