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Religion in the nation"s schools

Basil A. Yeaxlee

Religion in the nation"s schools

undenominational Christianity and moral training in the English school system

by Basil A. Yeaxlee

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Published by Religious Education Press in Wallington .
Written in English


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StatementBasil Yeaxlee.
The Physical Object
Pagination31p.,22cm
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20415156M

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Public schools may not teach religion, although teaching about religion in a secular context is permitted. 1 The Bible may be taught in a school, but only for its historical, cultural or literary value and never in a devotional, celebratory or doctrinal manner, or in such a way that encourages acceptance of the Bible as a religious document.

About this report. This analysis, updated on Religion in the nations schools book. 3,was originally published in as part of a larger series that explored different aspects of the complex and fluid relationship between government and religion.

This report includes sections on school prayer, the pledge of allegiance, religion in school curricula, and the religious liberty rights of students and teachers. Schools may teach about religion, explain the tenets of various faiths, discuss the role of religion in history, literature, science and other endeavors, and the like, as long as it has a secular purpose to promote educational goals, and there is no effort to promote or inhibit any religious belief.

School-Sponsored Prayer: Prayer and Bible. The U.S. suffered similar strife over religion and schooling in the s. Traditionally, American public schools taught the Protestant Bible to inculcate morality.

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Prayer in school is one of the most hotly-debated issues involving religion in America. Indeed, the separation of church and state is deeply rooted in our Constitution.

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William Jeynes, a professor at California State College in Long Beach and a senior fellow at the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, N.J., spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 13, about putting the Bible and prayer back into U.S.

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