Religious diversity -- See Cultural pluralism Here are entered works on the condition in which numerous distinct ethnic, religious, or cultural groups coexist within one society. Works on policies or programs that foster the preservation of different cultural identities, including customs, languages, and beliefs, within a unified society such as a state or nation, are entered under Multiculturalism. Works on the blending of elements from two or more cultures, often producing a distinctive successor culture, are entered under Cultural fusion.
Religious education, Islamic -- See Islamic religious education Here are entered works on the study and teaching of Islam as one's personal religion. Works on secular education within an Islamic framework, as well as works that discuss both secular and religious education within that framework, are entered under Islamic education. Works on the study and teaching of Islam as an academic field are entered under Islam--Study and teaching.
Religious education of children -- See Also Religion in the public schools Here are entered works on the teaching of religion and/or the presentation of religious programs in the public schools as well as on the exercise of freedom of religion by students and school employees. Works on the inclusion of prayers or a period of silent prayer or meditation in the daily schedule of public schools are entered under Prayer in the public schools. Works containing collections of prayers for use in schools are entered under Schools--Prayers.
Religious festivals -- See Fasts and feasts Here are entered works on religious fasts and feasts in general and on Christian fasts and feasts. The heading may also be divided by religious body or non-Christian religion, e.g. Fasts and feasts--Catholic Church, [Judaism, etc.] For fasts and feasts of a religious body occurring in a particular place, add a second heading Fasts and feasts--[local subdivision].