Religion and theology is the study of religious beliefs, concepts, symbols, expressions and texts of spirituality.
Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here:
Study of sacred books
Study of different religions
Included in this detailed field are programmes for children and young people, usually given in religious schools or seminars, in monasteries etc., aiming to develop an interest in the tenets of their religion and sufficient familiarity with its philosophy to assist in the propagation of their faith.
Basic programmes given in religious schools, seminars etc. containing religious instruction but not emphasising it or leading to a religious vocation, are excluded from this detailed field and included in 0011 ‘Basic programmes and qualifications’. Islamic sharia programmes and qualifications are excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0421 ‘Law’.