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The present paper traces the history of values clarification, showing its roots in the concept of social studies which focuses on the process of arriving at social values rather than the imparting of knowledge. It Is shown to be alien to Christianity and Judeo-Christian tradition, and in perfect harmony with the tenets of secular humanism. Values clarification is ultimately an expression of the evolutionist/materialist understanding of reality, and particularly at odds with the biblical doctrine of Special Creation by an omniscient, omnipotent Creator.
Values clarification, progressive education, social studies, moral relativism, secular humanism
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Forgay, Warren F.
"Values Clarification: An Evaluation,"
Proceedings of the International Conference on Creationism: Vol. 3
, Article 21.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cedarville.edu/icc_proceedings/vol3/iss1/21