UNDERSTANDING FAITH AND THE EBED-YAHWEH FOR FILIPINO VALUES EDUCATION

Jan Gresil KAHAMBING
2019 Journal of International Social Research  
Values Education presents a plethora of value-laden topics that can be used for life. Among the topics that require deepening is the value of faith. In discussing the value of faith, students in the Philippines majoring in the course as their specialization are exposed to the context of the Filipino and Filipino culture. Filipino values are often shaped with a high degree of religiosity stemming from a Catholic perspective, which are then translated into moral precepts that are further moulded
more » ... re further moulded into Filipino society and culture. In an interdisciplinary attempt, the aim of this study is to deepen the discussion of the value of faith in the aspect of Christology and Ecclesiology, both areas of Theological studies that centre on Christ and the Church. To do this, this paper will 1) attempt to refocus a contextualization of the starting point of Christology, 2) show the role of faith in it, and 3) present the relevance of the Ebed-Yahweh to contemporary ecclesiology to make sense of faith for values education.
doi:10.17719/jisr.2019.3494 fatcat:vwjvwrrhjjahjhqen6zlqtooqe