Implementation of christian religious education in formation of spirituality and character of inmates in prisons
Djoys A Rantung, Vardik Vandiano
This study aims to examine how the implementation of Christian Religious Education for the formation of spirituality and character of the inmates at the Class IIA Salemba Penitentiary, Central Jakarta, especially Christians, because through a series of worship and character-building can have a positive impact. How spiritual service through a series of worship and spiritual formation can shape the spirituality and character of Christian fostered citizens according to Christian values. Through Christian religious education, it is hoped that it can form spirituality and character that has a biblical basis so that after the inmates finish their sentence and return to society, they can become complete individuals as human beings beneficial for the nation and state. Therefore, the researcher wanted to obtain data through interviews based on questions that could prove the implementation of PAK in shaping the spirituality and character of the inmates of the Class IIA Salemba prison. This research was conducted using descriptive and exploratory qualitative methodologies, namely through interviews and literature studies to informants at the Class IIA Salemba Prison, Central Jakarta. Based on the results of the study, it was found that the inmates did not overall experience spiritual and character formation, but some experienced formation while in prison because the two aspects studied were lifelong formations.