One of the main disciplines, which presents the study of Orthodox culture in modern Orthodox schools is the subject of the Basics of the Orthodox faith (or the Law of God), which includes such important issues as the study of the prayers. Considering that existed in pre-revolutionary Russian school instructional experience studying the prayers on the lessons of the Law of God, the author of the article proposes to analyze and to put it in modern Orthodox schools, with the aim of preventing pedagogical errors. This article presents some methodological features of the study of prayer on the lessons of the Law of God in pre-revolutionary Russia, revealed in the course of historical and pedagogical analysis of the educational and methodical literature. One of them is connected with the procedure of studying the prayers in the course of the Law of God, which is in pre-revolutionary practice was represented by ﬁ ve diﬀerent approaches. Also, it is important to consider the article proposed in the pre-revolutionary literature a study of the prayers, which were presented in three ways. In article the data may become necessary material for the development of methodical recommendations, the study of Orthodox culture, exactly, learning prayers in modern Orthodox schools.
prayer, the methodology of studying the prayer, the basics of the Orthodox faith, the Law of God, pre-revolutionary school, religious-oriented (Orthodox) school
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