|THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BIBLE FOR THE FORMATION OF THE LIFE POSITION AND MORAL VALUES ACCORDING TO THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE COMPETITION «THE YOUNG EXPERTS OF THE BIBLE»|
|Abstract. This article describes a unique experience of Zaporizhzhya regional turn of the whole-Ukrainian competition “The young experts of the Bible” (March 2015), that was held remotely using e-technologies. The results were analyzed regarding the significance of the Bible for the life position and moral values formation of young students. The task of this competition, worked out by the Theology department of Classical Private University (Zaporizhzhya) consisted of 2 blocks: the test and the creative part. Thirty tests were elaborated to define the level of the Bible comprehension by the students. Some particular attention was paid to the creative part of the task, that comprised 2 essays: 1) “Which Bible character’s life impressed you the most? Why? Is his example actual currently?” and 2) “The New Testament was written 2000 years ago. Isn’t it out of date? What would you suggest to keep its actuality today?” The analysis of this part of the test discovered the personal attitude of the competition participants to the Bible, the Bible’s influence and significance to students’ life, as well as to their opinions about the relevance and topicality of the Bible in the modern society.According to the author, the organizing of such events is one of the most efficient and effective measures for formation of positive personal qualities of students and formation of their active life position using the Bible texts spiritual and moral potential.|
|Key words: life position, moral values, competition, the Bible, experts, Internet technologies.
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