The effect of education on cohabition of different cultures in antakya (antioch) and expectations of formal education

Yorulmaz A., TOSUN SÜVÜT A.

4th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Barcelona, Spain, 2 - 05 February 2012, vol.46, pp.2111-2115 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 46
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.05.437
  • City: Barcelona
  • Country: Spain
  • Page Numbers: pp.2111-2115


Antakya (Antioch) is one of the exemplary cities in which people of different religions and ethnic groups have managed to live together for centuries. Thus in this study it has been aimed to determine the opportunity of cohabitation despite the differences; the effect of education, especially education of religion on forming cohabitation; and its responsibilities to support this kind of a life. Education is an element that supports cohabitation and even lessens the hindrances between groups. Religious education is supposed to an obligation while there are various ideas about its place, position and contends.