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Regulations

Regulations of the Center for Education in Religious Culture (abstract)
Enacted on 9 January 2011

Objectives
Article 1: The Center for Education in Religious Culture (CERC) was established with the purpose of promoting the qualitative improvement of education in religious culture in Japan. In particular, it aims at fostering elementary knowledge about, and the capacity to understand Japanese and world religious cultures at higher education level.

Activities
Article 2: The CERC operates the following:
1. Activities related to the certification of especialist in religious culturef.
2. Activities promoting education in religious culture.

Certification of Specialist in Religious Culture
Article 11: The qualification of specialist in religious culture was set up in order for the CERC to reach its objectives and is intended for university students and university graduates.
Article 12: The qualification of specialist in religious culture is awarded by the CERC to those who have acquired a certain number of university credits and have passed the certification examination.
Ainformation on the necessary number of credits and the certification examination is stipulated elsewhere,
Article 13: The executive director of the center is responsible for all activities related to the certification of specialist in religious culture.

Ethical requirements for specialists in religious culture
Article 14: The holders of a certificate of specialist in religious education will not use it as a tool to criticize a specific religion.
Article 15: The holders of a certificate of specialist in religious education will not use it as a tool of proselytism and indoctrination according to the principles of a specific religion.
Article 16: Those who, by seriously infringing the above regulations, have become subjects of social criticism may have their specialist in religious culture certificate revoked by the CERC.
Athe criteria for revoking certificates are stipulated elsewhere.

Other activities
Article 17: Activities that are related to the CERCfs objectives but which are not included in Article 2 will be undertaken after discussion with the steering committee.

Contact details

The office of the Center for Education in Religious Culture (CERC) is temporarily located at the address below.
Please address all inquiries to:

Center for Education in Religious Culture
Academic Media Centre
Kokugakuin University
Shibuya-ku Higashi 4-10-28
Tokyo 150-8440
Telephone/fax: 03-5466-6692
email: infocerc.jp (please insert @ in )

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